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Metra 136 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive

"City of Geneva"

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Metra 136 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Geneva" pulls its outbound scoot across the Nagle Avenue grade crossing along Avondale Avenue in Chicago. View is from the northwest corner of the crossing along the Metra UP northwest line.

(METX 136, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 10 July 1998 at Nagle Avenue crossing).     Image size is available.

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Metra 160 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Winfield" and Metra 136 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Geneva" in the train shed at the Chicago Passenger Terminal.

(METX 160, METX 136, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 16 September 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed).     Image size is available.

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Metra 136 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Geneva" in the Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed.

(METX 136, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 16 September 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed).     Image size is available.

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Metra 160 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Winfield" and Metra 136 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Geneva" in the train shed at the Chicago Passenger Terminal.

(METX 160, METX 136, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 16 September 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed).     Image size is available.

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Metra 160 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Winfield" and Metra 136 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Geneva" in the train shed at the Chicago Passenger Terminal.

(METX 160, METX 136, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 16 September 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed).     Image size is available.

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Metra 136 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Geneva" in the Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed.

(METX 136, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 16 September 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed).     Image size is available.

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MU cable connection between Metra 160 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Winfield" and Metra 136 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Geneva" in the train shed at the Chicago Passenger Terminal.

(METX 160, METX 136, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 16 September 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed).     Image size is available.

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Twilight sets on Metra 136 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Geneva", Metra 167 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Melrose Park", and Metra 168 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Maywood" as they rest at the Waukegan station.

(METX 136, METX 167, METX 168, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Waukegan station).     Image size is available.

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Twilight sets on Metra 136 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Geneva" as it rests at the Waukegan station.

(METX 136, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Waukegan station).     Image size is available.

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Twilight sets on Metra 136 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Geneva" as it rests at the Waukegan station.

(METX 136, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Waukegan station).     Image size is available.

Metra 136 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 136, model F40PH-2, built December 1979, builder number 786293-9, named "City of Geneva," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 136 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 136: 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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