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Metra 142 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive

"Ravinia"

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Metra 142 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Ravinia" on a service track at the Chicago Passenger Terminal. The Merchandise Mart is in the background.

(METX 142, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 17 December 1998 at Chicago Passenger Terminal).     Image size is available.

Metra 142 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 142, model F40PH-2, built December 1979, builder number 786293-15, named "Ravinia," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 142 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 142: 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.