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Metra (more..)
EMD F40PH (more..)
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Chicago, Illinois, USA (more..)
February, 1989
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METX 126 (more..)
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Sam Beck collection (more..)
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As a result of a Chicagoland blizzard, the South Shore lost electric service along part of its territory from Chicago to South Bend. To keep commuters moving, the railroad borrowed several diesel-powered Metra commuter sets until electric service was restored. One of these sets, consisting of a Metra F40PH and bilevel cars, is seen picking up passengers at the Hegewisch station on Chicago's south side as the snow continues to pound the city. Ken Schmidt photo.
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