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Metra 115 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive

"Village of Oaklawn"

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Metra 115 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Oaklawn" and Metra 612 GM EMD F40C diesel-electric locomotive "State of Illinois" await their next trip in the north train shed of Union Station.

(METX 115, METX 612, METX, GM EMD F40PH, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, GM EMD F40C, photographed on 21 October 1998 at Chicago Union Station).     Image size is available.

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Metra 115 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Oaklawn" awaits its next trip in the north train shed of Union Station. The nose of Metra 612 can be seen to the right.

(METX 115, METX, GM EMD F40PH, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 21 October 1998 at Chicago Union Station).     Image size is available.

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Metra 115 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Oaklawn" awaits its next trip in the north train shed of Union Station.

(METX 115, METX, GM EMD F40PH, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 21 October 1998 at Chicago Union Station).     Image size is available.

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Metra 115 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Oaklawn" and Metra 612 GM EMD F40C diesel-electric locomotive "State of Illinois" await their next trip in the north train shed of Union Station.

(METX 115, METX 612, METX, GM EMD F40PH, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, GM EMD F40C, photographed on 21 October 1998 at Chicago Union Station).     Image size is available.

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Metra 115 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Oaklawn" prepares for an outbound trip from Chicago Union Station during evening rush.

(METX 115, Union Station, METX, GM EMD F40PH, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, All Metra Stations, Metra MD N, Metra MD W, Metra NCS, Metra BNSF, Metra HC, Metra SWS, photographed on 17 December 1998 at Chicago Union Station).     Image size is available.

Metra 115 was built between 1977 and 1980. It is rated at 3,200 horsepower.

Metra numbers 100-127 were built by General Motors Electromotive Division for EMD order number 766062 in 1977, EMD model F40PH. Metra assigned them to the Rock Island, Milwaukee, and miscelaneous} lines. [Courtesy of Metra Railfan Page]

METX 115, model F40PH, built October 1977, builder number 766062-16, named "Village of Oak Lawn," assigned to Metra/Milwuakee District. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 115 is a 3,200 horsepower model F40PH-2, built in 1977 by General Motors Electro Motive Division. [courtesy of The Official Locomotive Rosters & News, James W. Kerr, 2000 edition, ISBN 0-919295-32-0, August 1999]

Equipment characteristics of METX 115: AAR car type D215 (locomotive), plate type E, external dimensions (length 56' 2", width 10' 8", height 15' 8"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 8 December 2019 at 11:10. Photographs and text copyright © 1998-2000 Harold A. Driscoll, All Rights Reserved. Email address is provided exclusively for personal contact, but emphatically not for use for SPAM net.abuse.