The GG1, one of the PRR's most famous and recognizable locomotives, is also one of the most curiously designed. Technically two locomotives under one shell (a "G" class locomotive is a 4-6-0 by PRR specification, therefore the GG1 was two "G" locomotives
The electric GG-1 was introduced in the 1930s by the Pennsylvania Railroad, which needed a locomotive that could carry more rolling stock at greater speeds. Its dynamic streamlined design captured the public’s imagination and made it the star of countless movies and advertisements.
This DCC-ready model features include:
• all new tooling
• die-cast frame
• 12-wheel drive
• twin operating metal pantographs that can be powered by overhead wire if desired
• soft white LED directional headlights with dimming function
• Factory-installed 8-pin socket ready for DCC decoder installation of your choice
• E-Z Mate® Mark II couplers.
Performs best on 22" radius curves or greater.