30 July 1998
Metra scoots and freight cars (mostly Wisconsin Central covered hoppers and box cars) at the O'Hare Transfer station.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Inbound Metra 109 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Robbins" stops at the station. A Wisconsin Central mixed freight train waits on the siding.|
METX 109, METX, GM EMD F40PH, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 30 July 1998 at O'Hare Transfer station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/07/98730k04.jpg] NEW 25 January 2000
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Metra 109 was built between 1977 and 1980. It is rated at 3,200 horsepower.
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 109, model F40PH, built October 1977, builder number 766062-10, named "Village of Robbins," assigned to Metra/Milwuakee District. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]
METX 109 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 109: 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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