I don't know how many Amtrak locomotives and cars have been restored but you can add another to the list. GG-1 926 (former PRR 4933, AMTK 4926/926) in Syracuse, NY has been restored to the paint job it had when the Central New York Chapter NRHS purchased it from Amtrak. Red and silver with a blue stripe. Hope everyone likes it.
I'm among those who never really liked the "bloody nose" GG1 color scheme. But a major reason that so many survive in museums these days is that Amtrak made them readily available for preservation when they were retired, so I guess the Amtrak GG1 era deserves to be recalled. Let's just not paint all of them that way, OK?
I think we all owe Central New York Chapter NRHS a debt of gratitude for even attempting a restoration like this. Like it or hate it, it's a part of our railroading history, and certainly one of a kind!
I second Tom Nelligan's comments. Amtrak is an important part of GG1 history, as is PC and Conrail. All three could've chosen to sack the G's and run passenger trains behind geeps and steam gen units in boxcars or baggage cars, or some other hideous solution.
And as a child of the 1980's, I don't mind the Amtrak look. I like DGLE or Tuscan better, of course. But one should be preserved in platinum mist.
The GG-1's are an old favorite of mine too. I remember looking out of my grandparents' windows in Co-op City and seeing black GG-1's hauling passenger trains along the NEC. I think that the paint jobs most suited to the model were basic black and classic tuscan.