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Metra 177 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive

"Prarie View"

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Metra 177 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Prarie View" running lite past the Lake Street Tower.

(METX 177, Lake Street Tower, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, Towers, CNW Towers, photographed on 1 September 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal).     Image size is available.

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Metra 177 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Prarie View" at Chicago Passenger Terminal.

(METX 177, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 14 October 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed).     Image size is available.

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Metra 177 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Prarie View" at Chicago Passenger Terminal.

(METX 177, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 14 October 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed).     Image size is available.

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Metra 177 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Prarie View" at Chicago Passenger Terminal.

(METX 177, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 14 October 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed).     Image size is available.

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Metra 177 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Prarie View" at the Waukegan station.

(METX 177, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 1 January 2000 at Waukegan station).     Image size is available.

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Metra 177 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Prarie View" 15 the Waukegan station.

(METX 177, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 1 January 2000 at Waukegan station).     Image size is available.

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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.

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 177, model F40PH-2, built January 1989, builder number 876017-4, named "Prairie View," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 177 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 177: 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 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.