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Metra 134 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive

"City of Park Ridge"

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Metra 134 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Park Ridge" departs the Park Ridge station, pushing its scoot towards Chicago on a Friday afternoon. The Union Pacific continues the Chicago & North Western tradition of left-hand track operation.

(METX 134, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 17 April 1998 at Park Ridge station).     Image size is available.

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Metra 139 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of River Forest" Metra 134 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Park Ridge", Metra 162 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Villa Park" and their scoots rest in the Waukegan UP yard on a Saturday afternoon

(METX 139, METX 134, METX 162, Metra Scoots, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, Metra, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan Metra yard).     Image size is available.

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Metra 139 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of River Forest", Metra 134 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Park Ridge", Metra 162 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Villa Park" and their scoots rest in the Waukegan UP yard on a Saturday afternoon. The two-track mainline can be seen to the right

(METX 139, METX 134, METX 162, Metra Scoots, Waukegan UP yard, Waukegan station, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, Metra, Rail Yards, CNW Towers, All Metra Stations, Metra UP N, CNW Stations, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan Metra yard).     Image size is available.

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Metra 139 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of River Forest", Metra 134 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Park Ridge", Metra 162 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Villa Park" and their scoots rest in the Waukegan UP yard on a Saturday afternoon. The two-track mainline can be seen to the right

(METX 139, METX 134, METX 162, Metra Scoots, Waukegan UP yard, Waukegan station, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, Metra, Rail Yards, CNW Towers, All Metra Stations, Metra UP N, CNW Stations, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan Metra yard).     Image size is available.

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Looking south into the side yard

(METX 134, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan Metra yard).     Image size is available.

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Looking south into the side yard

(METX 139, METX 134, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan Metra yard).     Image size is available.

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Looking south into the side yard

(METX 134, METX 162, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan Metra yard).     Image size is available.

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Looking south into the side yard

(METX 134, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan Metra yard).     Image size is available.

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From the station

(METX 134, Waukegan station, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, All Metra Stations, Metra UP N, CNW Stations, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan station).     Image size is available.

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Dusk sets on Metra 134 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Park Ridge" in the Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed.

(METX 134, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 19 November 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed).     Image size is available.

Metra 134 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 134, model F40PH-2, built December 1979, builder number 786293-7, named "City of Park Ridge," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 134 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 134: 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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