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24 September 1999

An afternoon stop at the Norwood Park station yielded several photographs of passing scoots.

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

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

Metra 143 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Glen Ellyn" pulls its outbound express scoot (train 635) through Norwood Park station

METX 143, Norwood Park station, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, All Metra Stations, Metra UP NW, CNW Stations, photographed on 24 September 1999 at Norwood Park station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/09/99924046.jpg] NEW 24 September 1999

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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 143, model F40PH-2, built December 1979, builder number 786293-16, named "Village of Glen Ellyn," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 143 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 143: 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 8 December 2019 at 11:10. 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.