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1/22/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:Mike Farrell
Dates:1/1/1900 - 9/3/2005
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METX 179
Title:  METX 179
Description:  Early and late model F40PH-2 locomotives sit side-by-side in the lower level yard at Kenosha, Wis., the north terminal of Metra's UP North Line.
Photo Date:  5/19/2001  Upload Date: 12/22/2004 7:34:09 PM
Location:  Kenosha, WI
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 179(F40PH-2) METX 129(F40PH)
Views:  673   Comments: 1
METX 105
Title:  METX 105
Description:  Metra Milwaukee District North Line train #2115 glides past milepost 39 en route to Fox Lake, Ill., on the last day of 2003.
Photo Date:  12/31/2003  Upload Date: 12/20/2004 6:30:38 PM
Location:  Libertyville, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 105(F40PH)
Views:  517   Comments: 2
METX 8505
Title:  METX 8505
Description:  Led by cab car 8505, Metra Milwaukee District North Line train #2136 races traffic on Illinois Route 137 east of Grayslake, Ill., on Dec. 31, 2003.
Photo Date:  12/31/2003  Upload Date: 12/4/2004 4:19:44 PM
Location:  Grayslake, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  384   Comments: 0
METX 8502
Title:  METX 8502
Description:  Undaunted by the snow storm, Metra Milwaukee District West Line train #2708 departs Bensenville on the morning of Jan. 4, 2004.
Photo Date:  1/4/2004  Upload Date: 11/27/2004 4:15:15 PM
Location:  Bensenville, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  432   Comments: 1
METX 8520
Title:  METX 8520
Description:  After crossing the single-track Fox River bridge, Metra Milwaukee District West Line train #2716 rocks and rolls past Tower B-35 on Jan. 11, 2004.
Photo Date:  1/11/2004  Upload Date: 12/4/2004 4:35:06 PM
Location:  Elgin, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  330   Comments: 0
METX 8524
Title:  METX 8524
Description:  Metra Milwaukee District West Line train #2714 kicks up snow as it rolls eastward toward Chicago.
Photo Date:  1/24/2004  Upload Date: 2/19/2005 5:21:46 PM
Location:  Franklin Park, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  254   Comments: 0
METX 8524
Title:  METX 8524
Description:  Metra Milwaukee District West Line train #2236 has just begun its Chicago-bound trip as it is seen here running alongside Big Timber Road in Elgin.
Photo Date:  1/28/2004  Upload Date: 2/19/2005 5:24:24 PM
Location:  Elgin, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  262   Comments: 0
METX 120
Title:  METX 120
Description:  Metra 120 leads Milwaukee District West Line train #2215 around the curve west of Illinois Route 31 in Elgin, Ill., shortly before arriving at the Big Timber Road terminal.
Photo Date:  1/28/2004  Upload Date: 12/20/2004 7:41:33 PM
Location:  Elgin, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 120(F40PH)
Views:  321   Comments: 0
METX 110
Title:  METX 110
Description:  On a gray winter day, Metra Milwaukee District West Line train #2217 makes a stop at the Bartlett station.
Photo Date:  1/28/2004  Upload Date: 12/20/2004 6:37:14 PM
Location:  Bartlett, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 110(F40PH)
Views:  437   Comments: 2
METX 601
Title:  METX 601
Description:  Metra 601 brings Milwaukee District West Line train #2223 into Wood Dale in the late afternoon light on Jan. 29, 2004.
Photo Date:  1/29/2004  Upload Date: 11/26/2004 2:05:26 PM
Location:  Wood Dale, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 601(F40C)
Views:  790   Comments: 3
METX 417
Title:  METX 417
Description:  Not yet equipped with numberboards, Metra 417 leads Milwaukee District West Line train #2711 nonstop past the Hanson Park station. The stairway in the background leads to the Central Avenue overpass, which was under construction when this photo was made.
Photo Date:  1/31/2004  Upload Date: 12/25/2004 7:16:32 PM
Location:  Chicago, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 417(MP36PH-3S)
Views:  429   Comments: 1
METX 111
Title:  METX 111
Description:  Metra Milwaukee District West Line train #2219, led by locomotive 111, departs the Elmwood Park station on Feb. 11, 2004.
Photo Date:  2/11/2004  Upload Date: 12/4/2004 9:03:27 PM
Location:  Elmwood Park, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 111(F40PH)
Views:  470   Comments: 2
METX 421
Title:  METX 421
Description:  With locomotive 421 on the point, Metra Milwaukee District West Line train #2221 slows for the stop at Wood Dale, Ill., on Feb. 11, 2004.
Photo Date:  2/11/2004  Upload Date: 12/10/2004 7:39:57 PM
Location:  Wood Dale, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 421(MP36PH-3S)
Views:  497   Comments: 0
METX 100
Title:  METX 100
Description:  Metra Rock Island District train #520 shoves its train toward Chicago on a sunny winter afternoon.
Photo Date:  2/13/2004  Upload Date: 12/20/2004 6:27:46 PM
Location:  New Lenox, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 100(F40PH)
Views:  623   Comments: 1
METX 205
Title:  METX 205
Description:  "Winnebago" locomotive 205 leads Metra Rock Island District train #511 toward Joliet as it pulls away from the Hickory Creek station.
Photo Date:  2/13/2004  Upload Date: 12/24/2004 10:07:59 PM
Location:  Mokena, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 205(F40PHM-2)
Views:  424   Comments: 1
METX 105
Title:  METX 105
Description:  Metra 105 passes Tower B-17 with Milwaukee District West Line train #2219 on a sunny Feb. 25, 2004.
Photo Date:  2/25/2004  Upload Date: 12/4/2004 8:43:51 PM
Location:  Bensenville, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 105(F40PH)
Views:  430   Comments: 1
METX 602
Title:  METX 602
Description:  With Milwaukee District West Line train #2221 in tow, Metra 602 waits to depart the Elmwood Park station on Feb. 25, 2004.
Photo Date:  2/25/2004  Upload Date: 11/26/2004 2:12:03 PM
Location:  Elmwood Park, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 602(F40C)
Views:  497   Comments: 1
METX 602
Title:  METX 602
Description:  Metra 602 idles at the Grayslake station on Feb. 26, 2004, before heading to Chicago with train #2142.
Photo Date:  2/26/2004  Upload Date: 11/26/2004 2:14:40 PM
Location:  Grayslake, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 602(F40C)
Views:  444   Comments: 1
METX 122
Title:  METX 122
Description:  Metra locomotive 122 shoves hard as Milwaukee District West Line train #2242 speeds toward Chicago on a chilly February afternoon.
Photo Date:  2/27/2004  Upload Date: 12/20/2004 7:43:46 PM
Location:  Spaulding, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 122(F40PH)
Views:  381   Comments: 1
METX 8514
Title:  METX 8514
Description:  Metra Milwaukee District West Line train #2708 rolls into Itasca as it makes a Saturday morning trip to Chicago.
Photo Date:  3/13/2004  Upload Date: 1/1/2005 6:36:52 PM
Location:  Itasca, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  353   Comments: 0
METX 8462
Title:  METX 8462
Description:  One of only a handful of 8400's assigned to the Milwaukee District, Metra cab car 8462 leads train #2706 past the Mannheim flag stop on March 13, 2004.
Photo Date:  3/13/2004  Upload Date: 12/4/2004 4:04:02 PM
Location:  Franklin Park, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  344   Comments: 0
METX 109
Title:  METX 109
Description:  Metra Milwaukee District West Line train #2231 hurries west with nine carloads of commuters in the warm light of late afternoon.
Photo Date:  3/29/2004  Upload Date: 12/20/2004 6:32:34 PM
Location:  Wood Dale, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 109(F40PH) METX 417(MP36PH-3S)
Views:  550   Comments: 1
METX 105
Title:  METX 105
Description:  Metra 105 leads Milwaukee District West Line train #2233 into the sunset at Wood Dale, Ill., on March 29, 2004.
Photo Date:  3/29/2004  Upload Date: 12/4/2004 8:44:08 PM
Location:  Wood Dale, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 105(F40PH)
Views:  452   Comments: 1
METX 8527
Title:  METX 8527
Description:  Metra Milwaukee District North Line equipment is stored for the weekend at the Fox Lake coach yard.
Photo Date:  4/10/2004  Upload Date: 1/1/2005 6:40:12 PM
Location:  Fox Lake, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  350   Comments: 0
METX 611
Title:  METX 611
Description:  Metra 611 lays over in the yard at Fox Lake, Ill., on April 10, 2004.
Photo Date:  4/10/2004  Upload Date: 11/26/2004 2:18:36 PM
Location:  Fox Lake, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 611(F40C)
Views:  605   Comments: 1
METX 125
Title:  METX 125
Description:  Metra F40PH's 124 and 125 lay over in Elgin, Ill., with an R.R. Donnelley & Sons excursion train while the passengers visit the Grand Victoria Casino on the other side of the Fox River.
Photo Date:  4/17/2004  Upload Date: 12/22/2004 7:24:56 PM
Location:  Elgin, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 124(F40PH) METX 125(F40PH)
Views:  602   Comments: 1
METX 196
Title:  METX 196
Description:  Hill Yard, the west terminal of Metra's BNSF commuter line, is packed with equipment stored for the weekend.
Photo Date:  4/17/2004  Upload Date: 12/24/2004 9:58:59 PM
Location:  Aurora, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 196(F40PHM-2)
Views:  612   Comments: 0
METX 114
Title:  METX 114
Description:  Metra Milwaukee District West Line train #2239 rolls west through Wood Dale on its way to Elgin on the warm evening of May 5, 2004.
Photo Date:  5/5/2004  Upload Date: 12/20/2004 7:38:57 PM
Location:  Wood Dale, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 114(F40PH)
Views:  409   Comments: 1
METX 611
Title:  METX 611
Description:  Metra Milwaukee District West Line train #2718 is about to duck under U.S. Route 20 as it rolls out of Elgin on its way to Chicago.
Photo Date:  5/15/2004  Upload Date: 12/29/2004 5:39:51 PM
Location:  Elgin, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 611(F40C)
Views:  314   Comments: 0
METX 614
Title:  METX 614
Description:  Less than three months from retirement, Metra 614 leads Milwaukee District West Line train #2231 as it pulls away from the Itasca station on May 17, 2004.
Photo Date:  5/17/2004  Upload Date: 12/29/2004 5:49:02 PM
Location:  Itasca, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  METX 614(F40C) METX 111(F40PH)
Views:  733   Comments: 3
METX 611
Title:  METX 611
Description:  Led by F40C 611, Metra Milwaukee District West Line train #2233 speeds west through Wood Dale.
Photo Date:  5/19/2004  Upload Date: 12/29/2004 5:46:27 PM
Location:  Wood Dale, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  METX 611(F40C)
Views:  432   Comments: 0
METX 191
Title:  METX 191
Description:  Doubleheaded power leads Metra BNSF train #1283 as it rounds the curve toward the Lisle station on BNSF's Chicago-to-Aurora "racetrack."
Photo Date:  5/26/2004  Upload Date: 12/24/2004 8:53:21 PM
Location:  Lisle, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 191(F40PHM-2) METX 183(F40PH-2)
Views:  428   Comments: 1
METX 421
Title:  METX 421
Description:  Metra 421 leads train #2715 past the Edgington interlocking as it approaches the Franklin Park station on May 30, 2004.
Photo Date:  5/30/2004  Upload Date: 11/30/2004 12:52:31 PM
Location:  Franklin Park, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 421(MP36PH-3S)
Views:  314   Comments: 0
METX 611
Title:  METX 611
Description:  One of the last two F40C's in revenue service, Metra 611 eases Milwaukee District West Line train #2711 to a stop at Bensenville.
Photo Date:  5/31/2004  Upload Date: 12/29/2004 5:42:59 PM
Location:  Bensenville, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 611(F40C)
Views:  327   Comments: 1
METX 168
Title:  METX 168
Description:  On former C&NW trackage, Metra UP West Line train #508 rolls into the Berkeley station near Union Pacific's Proviso Yard.
Photo Date:  6/5/2004  Upload Date: 12/22/2004 7:30:37 PM
Location:  Berkeley, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 168(F40PH)
Views:  429   Comments: 1
METX 212
Title:  METX 212
Description:  An errant plastic bag is about to meet its fate as Metra Rock Island District train #509 bears west at Tinley Park.
Photo Date:  6/19/2004  Upload Date: 12/24/2004 10:33:09 PM
Location:  Tinley Park, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 212(F40PHM-2)
Views:  547   Comments: 1
METX 413
Title:  METX 413
Description:  Two flashy new MP36PH-3S locomotives team up to push Metra Rock Island District train #510, seen here stopped at Mokena.
Photo Date:  6/19/2004  Upload Date: 12/25/2004 7:10:23 PM
Location:  Mokena, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 413(MP36PH-3S) METX 408(MP36PH-3S)
Views:  600   Comments: 0
METX 8274
Title:  METX 8274
Description:  Metra cab car 8274 leads Rock Island District train #510 into Mokena on June 19, 2004.
Photo Date:  6/19/2004  Upload Date: 11/27/2004 4:33:05 PM
Location:  Mokena, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  416   Comments: 0
METX 8531
Title:  METX 8531
Description:  Shiny new Metra cab car 8531 rests at the south end of the Elgin coach yard.
Photo Date:  6/27/2004  Upload Date: 2/19/2005 5:26:41 PM
Location:  Elgin, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  293   Comments: 0
METX 796
Title:  METX 796
Description:  On a cloudy July day, Metra BNSF train #1264 rounds the curve east of the Lisle station, led by ex-BN cab car 796.
Photo Date:  7/7/2004  Upload Date: 2/18/2005 8:40:32 PM
Location:  Lisle, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  358   Comments: 0
METX 423
Title:  METX 423
Description:  Only a few weeks from retirement, F40C 614 trails new MP36 423 on Milwaukee District West Line train #2231 as it rolls into Bensenville on July 7, 2004.
Photo Date:  7/7/2004  Upload Date: 11/27/2004 3:55:16 PM
Location:  Bensenville, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  METX 423(MP36PH-3S) METX 614(F40C)
Views:  667   Comments: 2
METX 149
Title:  METX 149
Description:  Metra 149 rests in the Harvard, Ill., coach yard on July 25, 2004.
Photo Date:  7/25/2004  Upload Date: 11/30/2004 12:58:16 PM
Location:  Harvard, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 149(F40PH)
Views:  492   Comments: 1
METX 8444
Title:  METX 8444
Description:  Metra cab car 8444 peeks out from behind a tree in the Harvard, Ill., coach yard on July 25, 2004.
Photo Date:  7/25/2004  Upload Date: 12/10/2004 7:17:42 PM
Location:  Harvard, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  421   Comments: 0
METX 8460
Title:  METX 8460
Description:  On a sunny Saturday, Metra cab car 8460 is laid up in the Waukegan, Ill., coach yard.
Photo Date:  7/31/2004  Upload Date: 12/10/2004 7:15:15 PM
Location:  Waukegan, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  612   Comments: 0
METX 139
Title:  METX 139
Description:  Metra 139 basks in the sun with a train of brand-new 6000-series coaches.
Photo Date:  8/8/2004  Upload Date: 12/22/2004 7:28:23 PM
Location:  Crystal Lake, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 139(F40PH)
Views:  309   Comments: 1
METX 173
Title:  METX 173
Description:  Surrounded by ex-C&NW coaches, Metra 173 is laid up for the weekend in the Crystal Lake, Ill., coach yard.
Photo Date:  8/8/2004  Upload Date: 12/22/2004 7:32:38 PM
Location:  Crystal Lake, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 173(F40PH)
Views:  360   Comments: 1
METX 132
Title:  METX 132
Description:  Metra 132 spends a sunny Sunday, Aug. 8, 2004, in the coach yard at Crystal Lake, Ill.
Photo Date:  8/8/2004  Upload Date: 11/30/2004 12:54:33 PM
Location:  Crystal Lake, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 132(F40PH)
Views:  461   Comments: 2
METX 182
Title:  METX 182
Description:  Running on former GM&O trackage, Metra Heritage Corridor train #19 glides around a curve between Willow Springs and Lemont on a late summer evening.
Photo Date:  9/8/2004  Upload Date: 12/24/2004 8:36:42 PM
Location:  Willow Springs, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 182(F40PH-2)
Views:  408   Comments: 1
METX 147
Title:  METX 147
Description:  Metra 147 speeds a UP/Operation Lifesaver extra for government officials over the Airport Road crossing west of Cortland, Ill., on Sept. 8, 2004.
Photo Date:  9/8/2004  Upload Date: 11/26/2004 1:45:22 PM
Location:  Cortland, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
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Locomotives:  METX 147(F40PH)
Views:  540   Comments: 1
METX 8440
Title:  METX 8440
Description:  Metra cab car 8440 leads a UP/Operation Lifesaver extra for government officials east past the C&NW depot in De Kalb, Ill., on Sept. 8, 2004.
Photo Date:  9/8/2004  Upload Date: 11/26/2004 1:51:29 PM
Location:  De Kalb, IL
Author:  Mike Farrell
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  426   Comments: 0


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