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6 November 1999

Metra equipment at the Clybourn and Waukegan stations. Freight and MOW cars in the Waukegan yard. Includes a variety of shots of several empty Commonwealth Edison coal hopper cars.

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Metra 171 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Norwood Park" pulling outbound #801 into the Clybourn station.

METX 171, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 6 November 1999 at Clybourn station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/1999/11/99b06017.jpg] NEW 7 November 1999

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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 171, model F40PH-2, built April 1983, builder number 826017-22, named "Norwood Park," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 171 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 171: 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.