Galesburg (Illinois) Amtrak Depot
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]
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