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Metra 157 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive

"Village of Palatine"

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Metra 179 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive approaches the Park Ridge station, pulling its outbound express scoot (center, track 2) on a Friday afternoon. Metra 157 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Palatine" (distant left, track 3) pushes its inbound scoot toward Chicago.

METX 179, METX 157, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 17 April 1998 at Park Ridge station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/04/98417c03.jpg] NEW 25 January 2000

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Metra 157 was built between 1981 and 1983. It is rated at 3,000 horsepower.

Metra numbers 150-173 were built by General Motors Electromotive Division for EMD order number 826017 in 1983, EMD model F40PH-2. Metra assigned them to the Union Pacific lines. [Courtesy of Metra Railfan Page]

METX 157, model F40PH-2, built March 1983, builder number 826017-8, named "Village of Palatine," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 157 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 157: 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.