National Geographic : 1943 May
Today GM Diesel Locomotives speed passengers from Chicago to Los Angeles, 2227 miles, in 41 hours, a business-dayfaster than in the middle nineteen thirties. In recent war emergencies GM freight locomotives on the Santa Fe have been an importantfactor in the rapid movement of precious war materialbetween Chicago and the Pacific Coast. THE history of America is a history of progress in transportation. * This history is not completed. * General Motors locomotives have turned a new page in this record of progress. * The flowering of this new era when peace again returns is foretold in the tremendous strides already taken in meeting the challenges of war today. DIESEL POWER Pages will be turned too in farm and industrialhistory. ForGM Diesels will be ready to serve wherever America needs power. LOCOMOTIVES.....................ELECTROMOTIVE DIVISION, La Grange,II. ENGINES. . 30 0 to 2000 H.P..CLEVELAND DIESELENGINEDIVISION, Cleveland, Ohio ENGINES.....15 to 250 H.P.. .. . DEROIT DIESELENGINEDIVISION, Detroi, Mih.