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Metra 124 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive

"City of Lake Forest"

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Metra 124 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive "City of Lake Forest" awaits its next trip in the north train shed of Union Station.

(METX 124, 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 124 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive "City of Lake Forest" prepares for an outbound trip from Chicago Union Station during evening rush.

(METX 124, 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 124 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 124, model F40PH, built November 1977, builder number 766062-25, named "City of Lake Forest," assigned to Metra/North Central Service. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 124 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 124: 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.