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19 November 1999

Metra and C&NW locomotives at the Chicago Passenger Terminal. Typical midday switching activities are illustrated by many of these photographs.

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

Metra 170 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Winnetka", Metra 157 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Palatine", and Metra 128 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "City of Evanston" at the Chicago Passenger Terminal.

METX 170, METX 157, METX 128, My Favorites, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, index, photographed on 19 November 1999 at Chicago Passenger Terminal train shed by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/11/99b19423.jpg] NEW 24 November 1999

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Metra 170 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 170, model F40PH-2, built April 1983, builder number 826017-21, named "Village of Winnetka," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 170 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 170: 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 21 April 2019 at 14:24. 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.