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Park Ridge station

Metra has a map and information about the Park Ridge station at their official Web site. This station located along and serves the Metra / Union Pacific Northwest Line.

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Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.

Metra 135 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Arlington Heights" stops to load and unload passengers before pulling its outbound scoot into the station on track 1.

METX 135, Park Ridge station, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, All Metra Stations, Metra UP NW, CNW Stations, photographed on 17 April 1998 at Park Ridge station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/04/98417b11.jpg] NEW 25 January 2000

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Metra 135 was built between 1977 and 1980. It is rated at 3,200 horsepower.

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 135, model F40PH-2, built December 1979, builder number 786293-8, named "Village of Arlington Heights," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 135 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 135: 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 8 December 2019 at 11:10. 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.