Past Additions -- 1999
31 October 1999
The Santa Fe rooftop building sign overlooking Grant Park in downtown Chicago. CSXT locomotive on Altenheim Subdivision. Metra scoots at Norwood Park station and Chicago Passenger Terminal.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Metra 163 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Elmhurst" leads its outbound scoot #615 into Norwood Park station.|
METX 163, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 27 October 1999 at Norwood Park station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/10/99a27096.jpg] NEW 31 October 1999
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Metra 163 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 163, model F40PH-2, built April 1983, builder number 826017-14, named "City of Elmhurst," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]
METX 163 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 163: 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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