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Date Photographed

17 September 1998

Metra scoots, diesel locomotives, and freight cars at the O'Hare Transfer station.

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METX 212 and scoot stop at the station. A Wisconsin Central mixed freight train waits on the siding.

METX 212, photographed on 17 September 1998 at O'Hare Transfer station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/09/98917i20.jpg] NEW 25 January 2000

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Metra 212 was built between 1991 and 1992. It is has a slant-front cab.

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 212, model F40PHM-2, built November 1992, builder number 896065-28, named "Village of Buffalo Grove," assigned to Metra/Rock Island District. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 212 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 212: 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 21 April 2019 at 14:24. 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.