1 September 1999
Metra and C&NW locomotives at the Chicago Passenger Terminal.
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|Metra 177 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Prarie View" running lite past the Lake Street Tower.|
METX 177, Lake Street Tower, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, Towers, CNW Towers, photographed on 1 September 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/09/99901177.jpg] NEW 1 November 1999
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Metra numbers 174-180 were built by General Motors Electromotive Division for EMD order number 876017 in 1988-89, EMD model F40PH-2. Metra assigned them to the Union Pacific lines. [Courtesy of Metra Railfan Page]
METX 177, model F40PH-2, built January 1989, builder number 876017-4, named "Prairie View," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]
METX 177 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 177: 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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