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Metra 153 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive

"City of Waukegan"

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Chicago Passenger Terminal awaits departure from the Chicago Passenger Terminal.

(METX 153, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 4 November 1998 at Chicago Passenger Terminal).     Image size is available.

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Chicago Passenger Terminal awaits departure from the Chicago Passenger Terminal.

(METX 153, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 4 November 1998 at Chicago Passenger Terminal).     Image size is available.

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Metra 153 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Waukegan" running lite at the Chicago Passenger Terminal.

(METX 153, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 1 September 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal).     Image size is available.

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Metra 153 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Waukegan" running lite at the Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed.

(METX 153, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 1 September 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed).     Image size is available.

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UP highrail vehicle, Chicago & North Western 4190 GM EMD GP7R diesel-electric locomotive, Metra 153 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Waukegan", Metra 164 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Braeside", Metra 170 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Winnetka", Metra 151 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Leo J. Cusick", and Metra 140 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Mc Henry".

(UP highrail, CNW 4190, METX 153, METX 164, METX 170, METX 151, METX 140, Track, Dwarf signals, Signal bridges, MOW cars, CNW, GM EMD GP7R, CNW locomotives, Locomotives, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, other, Signals, photographed on 1 September 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal).     Image size is available.

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Metra 153 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Waukegan", Metra 164 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Braeside", Chicago & North Western 4190 GM EMD GP7R diesel-electric locomotive, UP highrail vehicle, and UP highrail vehicle.

(METX 153, METX 164, CNW 4190, UP highrail, Track, Signal bridges, Dwarf signals, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, CNW, GM EMD GP7R, CNW locomotives, MOW cars, other, Signals, photographed on 1 September 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal).     Image size is available.

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Metra 150 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Leonard S. Elsenburg", Metra 153 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Waukegan", Metra 164 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Braeside", Chicago & North Western 4190 GM EMD GP7R diesel-electric locomotive, UP highrail vehicle, and UP highrail vehicle.

(METX 150, METX 153, METX 164, CNW 4190, UP highrail, Track, Signal bridges, Dwarf signals, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, CNW, GM EMD GP7R, CNW locomotives, MOW cars, other, Signals, photographed on 1 September 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal).     Image size is available.

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UP highrail vehicle and work crew, with Metra 150 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Leonard S. Elsenburg" and Metra 153 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Waukegan" in the background.

(UP highrail, METX 150, METX 153, MOW cars, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 1 September 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal).     Image size is available.

Metra numbers 150-173 were built by General Motors Electromotive Division for EMD order number 826017 in 1983, EMD model F40PH-2. Metra assigned them to the Union Pacific lines. [Courtesy of Metra Railfan Page]

METX 153, model F40PH-2, built March 1983, builder number 826017-4, named "City of Waukegan," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 153 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 153: 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.