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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 181 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive (no name) and its dinky in the Aurora Yard.

METX 181, METX, GM EMD F40PH-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/2000/02/00219114.jpg] NEW 20 February 2000

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Metra numbers 181-184 were built by General Motors Electromotive Division for EMD order number 886028 in 1989, EMD model F40PH-2. Metra assigned them to the Burlington Northern lines. [Courtesy of Metra Railfan Page]

METX 181, model F40PH-2, built July 1989, builder number 886028-1, assigned to Metra/Burlington Northern Santa Fe line. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 181 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 181: 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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