Past Additions -- 1999
31 October 1999
The Santa Fe rooftop building sign overlooking Grant Park in downtown Chicago. CSXT locomotive on Altenheim Subdivision. Metra scoots at Norwood Park station and Chicago Passenger Terminal.
Metra has a map and information about the Chicago Passenger Terminal at their official Web site.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Metra 148 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Fox Lake" on a service track at the Chicago Passenger Terminal. The Merchandise Mart can be seen in the background.|
METX 148, Chicago Passenger Terminal, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, All Metra Stations, Metra UP N, Metra UP NW, Metra UP W, CNW Stations, photographed on 1 September 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/09/99901065.jpg] NEW 31 October 1999
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Metra 148 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 148, model F40PH-2, built January 1980, builder number 786293-21 , named "Village of Fox Lake," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]
METX 148 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 148: 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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