1 September 1999
Metra and C&NW locomotives at the Chicago Passenger Terminal.
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|Metra 168 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Maywood" pulls Metra 553 Single-level club coach (former C&NW 553 and C&NW 6514) and its scoot from the Chicago Passenger Terminal.|
METX 168, METX 553, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, METX varnish, Passenger cars, Built by ACF, Ex CNW, photographed on 1 September 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/09/99901096.jpg] NEW 31 October 1999
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Metra numbers 150-173 were built by General Motors Electromotive Division for EMD order number 826017 in 1983, EMD model F40PH-2. Metra assigned them to the Union Pacific lines. [Courtesy of Metra Railfan Page]
METX 168, model F40PH-2, built April 1983, builder number 826017-19, named "Village of Maywood," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]
METX 168 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 168: 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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