National Geographic : 1944 Jan
THE CURTAIN LIFTS ON TOMORROWS RAILROADING Today, long trains carrying thou sands of tons of freight are hauled swiftly over the Rockies by the modern GM Diesel Locomotives of the Den ver ' Rio Grande Western Railroad. WHEN you think of the Diesel locomotive, don't picture only the sleek, streamlined passenger trains which shorten distance and race the clock. KEEP Think too of the mainline Diesel freight locomo AMERICA tives which General Motors builds. These swift, BUST dependable giants of power are contributing heav MORE ily to the astonishing war record of the railroads. WAR I They are raising the curtain on new standards of BONDS transportation keyed to the era which lies ahead. ENGINES.... I50 to 2000 H.P. CLEVELAND DIESELENGINE DIVISION, Clevoand, Ohio ENGINES.........15 to 250 H.P. DETROIT DIESELENGINE DIVISION, Detroit, Mich.