Past Additions -- 1999
24 September 1999
A variety of photos, taken on several days in September, including Metra scoots, maintenance of way equipment, and freight equipment at the Elk Grove Village yard.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Metra 175 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Worth" pulls its outbound scoot (train 615) into Norward Park station|
METX 175, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 10 September 1999 at Norwood Park station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/09/99910247.jpg] NEW 24 September 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 175, model F40PH-2, built January 1989, builder number 876017-2, named "Village of Worth," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]
METX 175 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 175: 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 7 January 2023 at 22:59. 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.