21 October 1998
Metra scoots and C&NW GeeP at the Chicago Passenger Terminal and Chicago Union Station.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Metra 124 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive "City of Lake Forest" awaits its next trip in the north train shed of Union Station.|
METX 124, METX, GM EMD F40PH, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 21 October 1998 at Chicago Union Station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/10/98a21s11.jpg] NEW 25 January 2000
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Metra 124 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 124, model F40PH, built November 1977, builder number 766062-25, named "City of Lake Forest," assigned to Metra/North Central Service. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]
METX 124 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 124: 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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