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Past Additions -- 1999

18 December 1999

West Chicago and Geneva stations and passing trains last weekend. Amtrak and Metra trains at Chicago Union Station.

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Metra 180 GM EMD F40PH-2 diesel-electric locomotive (no name) on Saturday afternoon at Chicago Union Station.

METX 180, METX, GM EMD F40PH-2, Metra locomotives, Locomotives, photographed on 11 December 1999 at Chicago Union Station by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/1999/11/99c11125.jpg] NEW 18 December 1999

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Metra numbers 174-180 were built by General Motors Electromotive Division for EMD order number 876017 in 1988-89, EMD model F40PH-2. Metra assigned them to the Union Pacific lines. [Courtesy of Metra Railfan Page]

METX 180, model F40PH-2, built March 1989, builder number 876017-7, assigned to Metra/Burlington Northern Santa Fe line. [courtesy of Metra Locomotive Information, by Mike Azen, February 2000]

METX 180 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 180: 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 10 September 2020 at 23:32. 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.