Past Additions -- 1999
18 December 1999
West Chicago and Geneva stations and passing trains last weekend. Amtrak and Metra trains at Chicago Union Station.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Metra 173 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive "Village of Lake Bluff" leads its scoot into the West Chicago station.|
METX 173, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 11 December 1999 at West Chicago station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera [railfan/1999/11/99c11073.jpg] NEW 18 December 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 173, model F40PH-2, built April 1983, builder number 826017-24, named "Village of Lake Bluff," assigned to Metra/Union Pacific lines. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]
METX 173 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 173: 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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