Discussion relating to the PRR, up to 1968. Visit the PRR Technical & Historical Society for more information.
  by The Man
We have a GG-1 in Syracuse and are thinking about lighting it up for events. The main question is what voltage does it use for the lights and stuff? A diesel uses 64 volts DC and we have those bulbs but I'm not sure it used that since it was high voltage. Our thought was in the case of a diesel we would put in a converter from 110 to 64 DC. I've never worked with a GG-1 live so I don't know anything about them. I was hoping someone on this forum could put us in touch with someone who did work on them. Any help is appreciated in advance.

Thank you,
  by kilroy
Try the guys at StarTrak. While the units don't run, they did a lot of work on the two the United Railway Historical Society restored and they might be able to answer that question.