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Metra 174 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive

"Fox River Grove"

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Metra 174 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Fox River Grove" and Metra 177 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Prarie View" lead afternoon scoot #623 into the Edison Park station.

(METX 174, METX 177, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 2 January 2000 at Edison Park station).     Image size is available.

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The Conductor waves highball as Metra 174 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Fox River Grove" and Metra 177 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Prarie View" lead afternoon scoot #623 as it prepares to depart from the Edison Park station. Due to the length of the train the first coach overhangs the platform.

(METX 174, METX 177, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 2 January 2000 at Edison Park station).     Image size is available.

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The Conductor waves highball as Metra 174 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Fox River Grove" and Metra 177 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Prarie View" lead afternoon scoot #623 as it prepares to depart from the Edison Park station. Due to the length of the train the first coach overhangs the platform.

(METX 174, METX 177, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 2 January 2000 at Edison Park station).     Image size is available.

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Metra 174 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Fox River Grove" prepares for departure with its outbound scoot from the Norwood Park station.

(METX 174, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 17 March 2000 at Norwood Park station NEW! 18 March 2000).     Image size is available.

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Metra 174 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Fox River Grove" prepares for departure with its outbound scoot from the Norwood Park station.

(METX 174, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 17 March 2000 at Norwood Park station NEW! 18 March 2000).     Image size is available.

Metra numbers 174-180 were built by General Motors Electromotive Division for EMD order number 876017 in 1988-89, EMD model F40PH-2. Metra assigned them to the Union Pacific lines. [Courtesy of Metra Railfan Page]

METX 174, model F40PH-2, built December 1988, builder number 876017-1, named "Fox River Grove," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 174 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 174: 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.