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Galesburg (Illinois) Amtrak Depot

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

At the depot during Galesburg Railroad Days, a distant view of Metra 200 GM EMD F40PHM-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Norman W. Meulner" as it prepares to take a trainload of visitors for a scenic tour of the Galesburg rail yards. To the left is the Chicago Burlington & Quincy "Nebraska Zephyr" from the Illinois Railway Museum. In the background to the right is the ice house that once served the "Nebraska Zephyr" and other proud passenger trains.

METX 200, Galesburg Railroad Days, Nebraska Zephyr, METX, GM EMD F40PHM-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, Places, other, photographed on 28 June 1998 at Galesburg (Illinois) Amtrak Depot by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [zephyr/1998/06/98628g01.jpg] NEW 25 January 2000

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Metra numbers 185-214 were built by General Motors Electromotive Division for EMD order number 896065 in 1991-92, EMD model F40PHM-2. Metra assigned them to the Burlington Northern, Rock Island, and miscelaneous} lines. [Courtesy of Metra Railfan Page]

METX 200, model F40PHM-2, built May 1992, builder number 896065-16, named "Norman W. Muelner," assigned to Metra/Burlington Northern Santa Fe line. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 200 is a 3,200 horsepower model F40PHM-2, built between 1991 and 1992 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 200: AAR car type D215 (locomotive), plate type F, external dimensions (length 68' 10", width 10' 8", height 15' 8"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 10 September 2020 at 23:32. 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.