19 February 2000
Metra equipment at the Chicago Passenger Terminal and Chicago Union Station on the morning after a snowfall. Metra and some freight equipment at the LaGrange Road, LaGrange Stone Avenue, Brookfield, and Aurora stations on the BNSF mainline.
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|Metra 196 GM EMD F40PHM-2 diesel-electric locomotive and its dinky in the Aurora Yard.|
METX 196, METX, GM EMD F40PHM-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 19 February 2000 at Aurora Yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/2000/02/00219113.jpg] NEW 20 February 2000
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Metra numbers 185-214 were built by General Motors Electromotive Division for EMD order number 896065 in 1991-92, EMD model F40PHM-2. Metra assigned them to the Burlington Northern, Rock Island, and miscelaneous} lines. [Courtesy of Metra Railfan Page]
METX 196, model F40PHM-2, built April 1992, builder number 896065-12, assigned to Metra/Burlington Northern Santa Fe line. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]
METX 196 is a 3,200 horsepower model F40PHM-2, built between 1991 and 1992 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 196: AAR car type D215 (locomotive), plate type F, external dimensions (length 68' 10", width 10' 8", height 15' 8"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
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