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Past Additions -- 2000

22 February 2000

Metra equipment at the Chicago Passenger Terminal and Chicago Union Station on the morning after a snowfall.

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Metra 149 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Morton Grove" in the Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed after a snowfall.

METX 149, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 19 February 2000 at Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/2000/02/00219007.jpg] NEW 22 February 2000

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Metra numbers 128-149 were built by General Motors Electromotive Division for EMD order number 786293 in 1979-80, EMD model F40PH-2. Metra assigned them to the Union Pacific lines. [Courtesy of Metra Railfan Page]

METX 149, model F40PH-2, built January 1980, builder number 786293-22 , named "Village of Morton Grove," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 149 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 149: 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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