RailPictures.Net Photo: METX 601 Metra EMD F40C at Bensenville, Illinois by Mike Danneman
 
  Login · Sign Up 


Community Response Locomotive Details Location/Date of Photo
Views: 1,019     Favorited: 10
Since added on January 23, 2023

+ Add to Favorites

+ Subscribe

+ Add to Photo Album

+ Post a Photo Comment
 
» Metra (more..)
» EMD F40C (more..)
» Tower B17 at Bensenville 
» Bensenville, Illinois, USA (more..)
» March 03, 1990
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» METX 601 (more..)
» Unknown
» Mike Danneman (more..)
» Contact Photographer
Remarks & Notes 
Metra EMD F40C No. 601 leads a westbound commuter train past Tower B17 at Bensenville, Illinois, on March 3, 1990. Similar looking to Amtrak’s SDP40F, the F40C has unique corrugated side panels and is built on a standard SD40-2 platform. Bought for commuter service on Milwaukee Road lines out of Chicago, a total 15 3,200 hp F40Cs were built by EMD. The first 13 units were bought by and lettered for North West Suburban Mass Transit District, while the remaining two were lettered for North Suburban Mass Transit District. All 15 spent all their lives working the lines west to Elgin and Fox Lake, eventually working under the Chicagoland commuter authority Metra.
Photo Comments (0) 


 User Photo Albums Containing this Photo (5)+ Add to Album
Exotic

Album created by member Nathan Richters
Album Views: 734,669
Looking for rare, obscure, or otherwise exotic locomotives? Look here!
Cowls

Album created by member Nathan Richters
Album Views: 184,566
An album-full of the unique descendants of the cab unit. Interested in cab units too? Click here.
Stem to Stern

Album created by member Nathan Richters
Album Views: 7,690
Photos showing the whole train
Towers

Album created by member Pete Greischar
Album Views: 35,422
Towers
METRA in Suburbia, 1985 - 2010

Album created by member Ellis Simon
Album Views: 969
Add to Photo Album or Get Your Own Photo Album


EXIF Data for this photo: [What's this?]

This image contains EXIF headers - Click Here to show the data.

Photo Copyright © 2023 Mike Danneman. All Rights Reserved. Photo Usage Policy
This website Copyright © 2002-2023. All Rights Reserved.
Do Not Sell My Personal Information