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Page 6 - It would be impossible to write a book such as this without the help of many people and the use of a multitude of sources. I'd like to thank all the people who have helped me to better understand General Motors' Electro-Motive Division and the construction, application, performance, and history of its locomotives.
Page 21 - We do have the greatest confidence in the world that the Diesel can be developed into a most important industry— one which will be of great service to the railroads, one which will put more men to work, and one which will expand our ideas of the uses of power beyond anything of which we now know.