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Metra 158 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive

"City of Des Plaines"

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On a busy Friday afternoon, looking just south of the Park Ridge station. Metra 157 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Palatine" (left, track 3) pushes its scoot toward Chicago, while Metra 179 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive (center, track 2) pulls its express scoot, and Metra 158 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Des Plaines" (right, track 1) slows down to stop at the station.

(METX 157, METX 179, METX 158, Park Ridge station, Track, Signal bridges, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, All Metra Stations, Metra UP NW, CNW Stations, other, Signals, photographed on 17 April 1998 at Park Ridge station).     Image size is available.

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Metra 158 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Des Plaines" slows to a stop the Park Ridge station (right, track 1), pulling its outbound scoot towards Chicago on a Friday afternoon. Metra 157 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Palatine" (distant left, track 3) pushes its inbound scoot toward Chicago.

(METX 158, METX 157, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 17 April 1998 at Park Ridge station).     Image size is available.

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Metra 158 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Des Plaines" stops (track1) at the Park Ridge station, pulling its outbound scoot on a Friday afternoon.

(METX 158, Park Ridge station, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, All Metra Stations, Metra UP NW, CNW Stations, photographed on 17 April 1998 at Park Ridge station).     Image size is available.

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Metra 158 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Des Plaines" on a service track at the Chicago Passenger Terminal.

(METX 158, Chicago Passenger Terminal, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, All Metra Stations, Metra UP N, Metra UP NW, Metra UP W, CNW Stations, photographed on 17 December 1998 at Chicago Passenger Terminal).     Image size is available.

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Metra 158 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Des Plaines" departs Norwood Park station pulling outbound scoot #651.

(METX 158, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 3 September 1999 at Norwood Park station).     Image size is available.

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Metra 158 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Des Plaines" departs Norwood Park station pulling outbound scoot #651.

(METX 158, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 3 September 1999 at Norwood Park station).     Image size is available.

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Metra 158 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Des Plaines" pulls its outound scoot (train 631) through Norwood Park station

(METX 158, Norwood Park station, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, All Metra Stations, Metra UP NW, CNW Stations, photographed on 24 September 1999 at Norwood Park station).     Image size is available.

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Metra 158 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Des Plaines" makes a lite engine move at the Chicago Passenger Terminal.

(METX 158, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 13 October 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal).     Image size is available.

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Metra 158 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Des Plaines" makes a lite engine move at the Chicago Passenger Terminal.

(METX 158, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 13 October 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal).     Image size is available.

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Metra 158 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Des Plaines" at the Chicago Passenger Terminal.

(METX 158, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 19 November 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed).     Image size is available.

Metra 158 was built between 1981 and 1983. It is rated at 3,000 horsepower.

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 158, model F40PH-2, built April 1983, builder number 826017-9, named "City of Des Plaines," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 158 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 158: 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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Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 21 April 2019 at 14:24. 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.