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_ 2, ot in Makes IuilUd Hun R»ilway Puts New Diesel Engine in Service of the a A shiny yellow - trimmed, black j elpclromotlve .Diesel, a two-unit, JJ.OOO horsepower, prpdwct of General General Mqtprs hiis been put into advice' in the Hagprs|,own <livisiop ay trjp Western Maryland Railway. It ma^p its initial yun into Cunir ijBVland yesterday, after pulling a 3,595 ton, 132 car freight train, over the mountains from Hagers- tpwn in three hours runnirig tiifle. After a short jayover here, the Diesel tpqk another train back to HagertttpTwn last night. Handled on its trial run by p. M. Roth", HageratRwn, supervisor of locomotive locomotive performance, the engine glided to a atpp in the Rlfjgcley yprds after pulling with easp what Roth termed a "long, heavy train." Roth, who said the new engine " "rlclea like a Pul]«n»n Qyr, t |t la thp Iftteat «ncl P cpinb.lnallpn Qiese.1— built by Ge)W»l from either end pr i of each other. . |t of two, "A." ' bacit to back, Which »»'« alike artel can he • operated and by W. for to , unit is capable pf ing, 1,500 harseppwef TWO unite,' e»oh known as ''B" unite each qap.able of l,gQQ hdrfWWe, can be in.?ertef! between the "A' boost the Jfla^imurn hQrse- fiC ffie train to R,qth «»W the pulled that It develops ite maximum horse:power horse:power at low 'speeds. peiivered to the " land, at Hagerstown ..„..,, ., the new Diesel was operated 9V«r Hager$own »n.d Baltirnq** 'e»r«>r between flage.i's(;p "flrte" and . and the Ing to cd Wyoming cd ed fpr on of a week.

Clipped from Cumberland Evening Times21 Jun 1947, SatPage 2

Cumberland Evening Times (Cumberland, Maryland)21 Jun 1947, SatPage 2
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