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Crystal Lake siding

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

Metra 140 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Mc Henry" and its scoot get the Saturday afternoon off on the Long Track siding just northwest of the Crystal Lake Metra station.

METX 140, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 18 July 1998 at Crystal Lake siding by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/07/98718e17.jpg] NEW 25 January 2000

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Metra 140 was built between 1977 and 1980. It is rated at 3,200 horsepower.

Metra numbers 128-149 were built by General Motors Electromotive Division for EMD order number 786293 in 1979-80, EMD model F40PH-2. Metra assigned them to the Union Pacific lines. [Courtesy of Metra Railfan Page]

METX 140, model F40PH-2, built December 1979, builder number 786293-13, named "City of McHenry," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 140 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 140: 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.