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Metra 137 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive

"City of West Chicago"

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Metra 137 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of West Chicago" at Chicago Passenger Terminal.

(METX 137, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 14 October 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed).     Image size is available.

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Metra 137 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of West Chicago" at the Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed.

(METX 137, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 14 October 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed).     Image size is available.

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Dusk sets on Metra 137 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of West Chicago" and Metra 138 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Lombard" in a train shed at the Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed.

(METX 137, METX 138, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 19 November 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed).     Image size is available.

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Dusk sets on Metra 137 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of West Chicago" in the Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed.

(METX 137, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 19 November 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed).     Image size is available.

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 137, model F40PH-2, built December 1979, builder number 786293-10, named "City of West Chicago," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 137 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 137: 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.