National Geographic : 1944 Mar
A NEW DAY DAWNS INRAILROADING , War traffic has more than doubled the volume of freight hauledby the Western Pacific Railroadfrom Salt Lake City to San Francisco. Wherever the going is toughest on this rugged route, General Motors Dieselfreightlocomotives have kept this vast stream of vital munitions moving steadily. War building is being rushed ahead with reliable General Motors Diesel power. In the days to come this dependable, economical powerwillbe ready to do the hard jobs of peace. A crack "Express Train" of z865 as picturedby Currier &CIves. Four years later an important new era began when the first railroadlinked the Atlantic and Pacific. Throughout history, wars have set up new milestones of trans portation progress. And with this war, it is the General Motors Diesel Locomotive that is ushering in the new era. What advances the future will bring are already apparent in the present performance of these locomotives and the way they are helping to meet the abnormal demands upon the railroads today. KEEP AMERICA STRONG * BUY MORE BONDS S** LOCOMOTIVES......................ELECTRO-MOTIVE DIVISION, La Gran, I ENGINES. .IS0 to 2000 H.P. . . CLEVELANDDIESELENGINEDIVISION, Clevland, Ohio ENGINES.....IS to 250 H.P .. ....DETROIT DIESELENGINE DIVISION, Detroit, Mich.