Metra 127 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive
"City of Glenview"
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|Metra 127 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive "City of Glenview" pushes its scoot on its return trip to Chicago on a 20th Century Limited charter. Frisco 1630, a Baldwin decapod steam locomotive, paces Metra 127 on its eastbound trip on the IRM mainline.|
METX 127, SLSF 1630, East Union, METX, GM EMD F40PH, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, Steam locomotives, Places, photographed on 17 May 1998 at Illinois Railway Museum (East Union) by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [irm/1998/05/98517e04.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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