16 May 1998
Metra 127 and scoot visiting the Illinois Railway Museum.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Metra 127 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive "City of Glenview" loads passengers on Station Track 2 for its return trip to Chicago on a 20th Century Limited charter. A caboose train on Station Track 1 is loading passengers for a photo trip (on the IRM mainline) as North Shore 160 leads a two-car interurban into the Depot, which was originally built in nearby Marengo in 1851.|
METX 127, East Union, METX, GM EMD F40PH, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, Places, photographed on 16 May 1998 at Illinois Railway Museum (East Union) by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [irm/1998/05/98516d22.jpg] NEW 25 January 2000
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Metra numbers 100-127 were built by General Motors Electromotive Division for EMD order number 766062 in 1977, EMD model F40PH. Metra assigned them to the Rock Island, Milwaukee, and miscelaneous} lines. [Courtesy of Metra Railfan Page]
METX 127, model F40PH, built December 1977, builder number 766062-28, named "Village of Glenview," assigned to Metra/Milwuakee District. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]
METX 127 is a 3,200 horsepower model F40PH-2, built in 1977 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 127: 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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