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Metra 127 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive

"City of Glenview"

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Metra 127 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive "City of Glenview" sits on the Belvidere Subdivision awiating its return trip to Chicago on a 20th Century Limited charter. This photograph was taken for the cab of DRI&NW 121 (EMD SW7) as it passes while pulling a revenue train (for Museum visitors) on the IRM mainline.

(METX 127, METX, GM EMD F40PH, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 16 May 1998 at Illinois Railway Museum (East Union)).     Image size is available.

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Metra 127 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive "City of Glenview" sits on the Belvidere Subdivision awiating its return trip to Chicago on a 20th Century Limited charter. This photograph was taken for the cab of DRI&NW 121 (EMD SW7) as it passes while pulling a revenue train (for Museum visitors) on the IRM mainline.

(METX 127, METX, GM EMD F40PH, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 16 May 1998 at Illinois Railway Museum (East Union)).     Image size is available.

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Metra 127 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive "City of Glenview" loads passengers on Station Track 2 for its return trip to Chicago on a 20th Century Limited charter. A caboose train (left) on Station Track 1 is loading passengers for a photo trip (on the IRM mainline).

(METX 127, METX, GM EMD F40PH, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 16 May 1998 at Illinois Railway Museum (East Union)).     Image size is available.

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Metra 127 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive "City of Glenview" loads passengers on Station Track 2 for its return trip to Chicago on a 20th Century Limited charter. A caboose train on Station Track 1 is loading passengers for a photo trip (on the IRM mainline) as North Shore 160 leads a two-car interurban into the Depot, which was originally built in nearby Marengo in 1851.

(METX 127, East Union, METX, GM EMD F40PH, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, Places, photographed on 16 May 1998 at Illinois Railway Museum (East Union)).     Image size is available.

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Metra 127 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive "City of Glenview" loads passengers on Station Track 2 for its return trip to Chicago on a 20th Century Limited charter. A North Shore two-car interurban unloads on Station Track 1. The Depot on the rightwas originally built in nearby Marengo in 1851.

(METX 127, East Union, METX, GM EMD F40PH, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, Places, photographed on 16 May 1998 at Illinois Railway Museum (East Union)).     Image size is available.

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Metra 127 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive "City of Glenview" pushes its scoot on its return trip to Chicago on a 20th Century Limited charter. Frisco 1630, a Baldwin decapod steam locomotive, paces Metra 127 on its eastbound trip on the IRM mainline.

(METX 127, SLSF 1630, East Union, METX, GM EMD F40PH, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, Steam locomotives, Places, photographed on 17 May 1998 at Illinois Railway Museum (East Union)).     Image size is available.

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Metra 127 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive "City of Glenview" pushes its scoot on its return trip to Chicago on a 20th Century Limited charter. Frisco 1630, a Baldwin decapod steam locomotive, paces Metra 127 on its eastbound trip on the IRM mainline.

(METX 127, SLSF 1630, East Union, My Favorites, METX, GM EMD F40PH, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, Steam locomotives, Places, index, photographed on 17 May 1998 at Illinois Railway Museum (East Union)).     Image size is available.

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Metra 127 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive "City of Glenview" pushes its scoot past the private Karstens Crossing (on the Union Pacific Belvidere Subdivision) on its return trip to Chicago on a 20th Century Limited charter.

(METX 127, METX, GM EMD F40PH, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 17 May 1998 at Illinois Railway Museum (East Union)).     Image size is available.

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Metra 127 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive "City of Glenview" pushes its scoot into the Chicago Passenger Terminal.

(METX 127, METX, GM EMD F40PH, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 1 September 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal).     Image size is available.

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Metra 127 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive "City of Glenview" pushes its scoot into the Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed.

(METX 127, Chicago Passenger Terminal, Track, METX, GM EMD F40PH, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, All Metra Stations, Metra UP N, Metra UP NW, Metra UP W, CNW Stations, other, photographed on 1 September 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed).     Image size is available.

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 127, model F40PH, built December 1977, builder number 766062-28, named "Village of Glenview," assigned to Metra/Milwuakee District. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 127 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 127: 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]

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