23 October 1999
Saturday afternoon look at Amtrak and Metra equipment at Union Station, as well as entrance shots of Union Station, Van Buren Street Station, and the Riverside Building walkway to the Chicago Passenger Terminal.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Metra 116 GM EMD F40PH diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Orland Park" in Union Station.|
METX 116, METX, GM EMD F40PH, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 23 October 1999 at Chicago Union Station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/10/99a23375.jpg] NEW 24 October 1999
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Metra numbers 100-127 were built by General Motors Electromotive Division for EMD order number 766062 in 1977, EMD model F40PH. Metra assigned them to the Rock Island, Milwaukee, and miscelaneous} lines. [Courtesy of Metra Railfan Page]
METX 116, model F40PH, built November 1977, builder number 766062-17, named "Village of Orland Park," assigned to Metra/South West Service. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]
METX 116 is a 3,200 horsepower model F40PH-2, built in 1977 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 116: 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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