2 January 2000
Deval Tower and Des Plaines and Cumberland stations in Des Plaines (Illinois).
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|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 by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/2000/01/00121867.jpg] NEW 24 January 2000
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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]
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