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 149 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Morton Grove" leads outbound scoot #615 into Norwood Park station.|
METX 149, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 28 October 1999 at Norwood Park station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/10/99a28052.jpg] NEW 31 October 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 149, model F40PH-2, built January 1980, builder number 786293-22 , named "Village of Morton Grove," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]
METX 149 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 149: 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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