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4 September 1999

This Saturday afternoon visit to the Waukegan yard and Waukegan station yielded a variety of Metra and freight equipment, including several C&NW cars and a locomotive.

Metra has a map and information about the Waukegan station at their official Web site. This station located along and serves the Metra / Union Pacific North Line.

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Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.

From the station

METX 162, Waukegan station, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, All Metra Stations, Metra UP N, CNW Stations, photographed on 4 September 1999 at Waukegan station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/09/99904428.jpg] NEW 29 September 1999

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Metra 162 was built between 1981 and 1983. It is rated at 3,000 horsepower.

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 162, model F40PH-2, built April 1983, builder number 826017-13, named "Village of Villa Park," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 162 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 162: 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]

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.