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Metra 129 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive

"Village of Wilmette"

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Chicago Passenger Terminal on a service track within the Chicago Passenger Terminal. The Merchandise Mart can be seen in the background.

(METX 129, Chicago Passenger Terminal, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, All Metra Stations, Metra UP N, Metra UP NW, Metra UP W, CNW Stations, photographed on 4 November 1998 at Chicago Passenger Terminal).     Image size is available.

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Metra 155 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "city of Highland Park" and Metra 129 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Wilmette" in the Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed.

(METX 155, METX 129, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 1 September 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed).     Image size is available.

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Metra 169 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Oak Park" and Metra 129 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Wilmette" in the Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed.

(METX 169, METX 129, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 19 February 2000 at Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed).     Image size is available.

Metra 129 was built between 1977 and 1980. It is rated at 3,200 horsepower.

Metra numbers 128-149 were built by General Motors Electromotive Division for EMD order number 786293 in 1979-80, EMD model F40PH-2. Metra assigned them to the Union Pacific lines. [Courtesy of Metra Railfan Page]

METX 129, model F40PH-2, built November 1979, builder number 786293-2, named "Village of Wilmette," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 129 is a 3,200 horsepower model F40PH-2, built between 1970 and 1989 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 129: 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 21 April 2019 at 14:24. 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.