31 July 1998
Metra scoots at Forest Glen station.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Metra 613 GM EMD F40C diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Round Lake" pushes its inbound commuter train south from the Forest Glen Metra station .|
METX 613, METX, GM EMD F40C, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 31 July 1998 at Forest Glen station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/07/98731i20.jpg] NEW 25 January 2000
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Metra numbers 613-614 were built by General Motors Electromotive Division for EMD order number 73689 in 1974, EMD model F40C. Metra assigned them to the Milwaukee lines. F40C's 600-614 were originally purchased for the Northwest Suburban Mass Transit District (NWSMTD) and the North Suburban Mass Transit District (Nortran), and were originally numbered 40-54 for the Milwaukee Road. Those transit districts had been formed along the two former Milwaukee Road lines. NWSMTD still owns 600-612, while Nortran has since been dissolved. [Courtesy of Metra Railfan Page]
METX 613, model F40C, built May 1974, builder number 73689-1, named "Village of Round Lake," assigned to Metra/Milwuakee District. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]
METX 613 is a 3,200 horsepower model F40C, built in 1974 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 613: AAR car type D225 (locomotive), plate type E, external dimensions (length 68' 10", width 10' 8", height 15' 8"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
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