March April 1974 Ties

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The shot glass comes from the Electro-Motive Division of the General Motors Corporation. The statement on the glass-on U.S. railroads, one ounce of diesel fuel moves one ton of freight five miles-was arrived at during tests conducted by EMD. In the particular test concerning the statement, one GP40-2 pulled a 101-car train loaded with 3,524 tons of freight over level track at 30 miles per hour.