METX 215 is a class EMD F40PH-3 and  is pictured in Chicago, Illinois, USA.  This was taken along the Elgin on the Metra. Photo Copyright: Lawrence Amaloo uploaded to Railroad Gallery on 11/28/2022. This photograph of METX 215 was taken on Wednesday, October 05, 2011. All Rights Reserved.
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Orange Skies

By: Lawrence Amaloo


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Orange Skies - A pair of Metra F40PH-3's lead outbound commuter trains west through Chicago Illinois on the former Milwaukee Road. The vibrant orange sky was due to heavy haze and smoke from wildfires being trapped by a temperature inversion.


Railroad

Metra

Class

EMD F40PH-3

Road Number

METX 215

Line/Subdivision

Elgin

Location

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Date Taken

October 05, 2011

Date Uploaded

November 28, 2022

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Nice meet!



Description

Orange Skies - A pair of Metra F40PH-3's lead outbound commuter trains west through Chicago Illinois on the former Milwaukee Road. The vibrant orange sky was due to heavy haze and smoke from wildfires being trapped by a temperature inversion.


Comments (1)

Nice meet!



About the Author

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— Lawrence Amaloo

Railroad photographer from Northwest Indiana and Chicagoland with many travels across the USA

Photo Blurb

METX 215 is a class EMD F40PH-3 and is pictured in Chicago, Illinois, USA. This was taken along the Elgin on the Metra. Photo Copyright: Lawrence Amaloo uploaded to Railroad Gallery on 11/28/2022. This photograph of METX 215 was taken on Wednesday, October 05, 2011. All Rights Reserved.


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