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Metra 144 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive

"Village of Chicago Ridge"

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Metra 170 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Winnetka" and Metra 144 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Chicago Ridge" [right] at the Waukegan Metra yard.

(METX 170, METX 144, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 1 January 2000 at Waukegan Metra yard).     Image size is available.

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Metra 144 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Chicago Ridge" at the Waukegan Metra yard.

(METX 144, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 1 January 2000 at Waukegan Metra yard).     Image size is available.

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Metra 170 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Winnetka" with Metra 144 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Chicago Ridge" and Metra 140 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Mc Henry" [left to right] at the Waukegan Metra yard.

(METX 170, METX 144, METX 140, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 1 January 2000 at Waukegan Metra yard).     Image size is available.

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Metra 144 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Chicago Ridge" at the Waukegan Metra yard.

(METX 144, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 1 January 2000 at Waukegan Metra yard).     Image size is available.

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Metra 140 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Mc Henry" with Metra 144 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Chicago Ridge" and Metra 170 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Winnetka" [distant] at the Waukegan Metra yard.

(METX 140, METX 144, METX 170, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 1 January 2000 at Waukegan Metra yard).     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 144, model F40PH-2, built December 1979, builder number 786293-17, named "Village of Chicago Ridge," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 144 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 144: 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.