Electric locomotive

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After enjoying Andy’s thread so much I thought I would try a thread on the 5 best looking or favorite electric locomotives. My 5 picks are as follows: 1. GG1 in Brunswick green and with 5 stripes is the best looking for all-time 2. P5a has similar character of a GG1 3. EP-5 Jet in the McGinnis paint scheme 4. E-44 always amazes me how nice a box can look 5. EP-4 very elegant So what are your top 5 electrics and why?

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British Railways: Class 77 Electric Locomotive 'Juno' (fic… | Flickr

The EM2 (later Class 77) electric was a legacy of the LNER's pre-war scheme to electrify the East Coast main line using a 1500V DC overhead supply. War got in the way and, when British Railways dusted down the plans, DC traction was already on its way out in favour of a 25 KV AC supply. Only one main line scheme was completed to the old standard, the trans-pennine route from Manchester to Sheffield and Wath. Primarily a freight route, for which the Bo-Bo Class EM1 (later Class 76) was built…

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Pennsylvania Railroad electric locomotives - Trains Museums, Ideas, Electric, Canada, Pennsylvania Railroad, Electric Locomotive, Locomotive, Railroad Photos, Railroad

The Pennsylvania Railroad is famed for its GG1 electric locomotives, but casual observers might be surprised to learn how extensive Pennsy’s electric operations were. After a tentative start with a limited D.C. third-rail system in the early 1900s, the PRR built an A.C. catenary empire between 1915 and 1938 — and fielded an impressive array [...]Read More...

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W-1 electric locomotive B-D+D-B powered by 2 W-1 motor-generators, with a total 5,000 horsepower (3.7 MW) Two built at General Electric's Erie works 1947, operated  by GNR. Power 11 kV, 25 Hz AC by roof mounted pantograph. Retired 1956 (electrification shut down), one scrapped 1959, other sold to UP for part of the unsuccessful experimental coal burning turbine-electric locomotive #80. (USA) Zug, Rail Car, Diesel Locomotive, Great Northern Railroad, Old Trains, Heritage Railway, Electric Locomotive, Locomotive, Train Engines

After enjoying Andy’s thread so much I thought I would try a thread on the 5 best looking or favorite electric locomotives. My 5 picks are as follows: 1. GG1 in Brunswick green and with 5 stripes is the best looking for all-time 2. P5a has similar character of a GG1 3. EP-5 Jet in the McGinnis paint scheme 4. E-44 always amazes me how nice a box can look 5. EP-4 very elegant So what are your top 5 electrics and why?

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