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ANDY117
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GE commercial

Post by ANDY117 » Sat May 14, 2005 9:52 am

I was watching Comedy Central last night, and after COmedy Central presents, there was a commercial that starts out talking about the golden spike, and how everyone was waiting to link the North and South, East and West, then, the locomotives cover everyone with soot. Then it talks about how GE is making their cleanest locomotive ever, the camera pans over, and here comes the ES44AC. Anyone else see this?

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Post by shortlinerailroader » Sat May 14, 2005 7:21 pm

I have seen it and was surprised and delighted. NS also has a new one where a tree reaches down, grabs a truck trailer off a tractor in traffic and places it on an intermodal train. I'm sure it was making the point that RRs are environmentally superior to trucks. In fact, I think the engine on the train was a new ES44DC.
--Why did it say "84 axles" when we have 20 cars?
--It counts the engine, too

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Post by ANDY117 » Sat May 14, 2005 7:31 pm

Yes, it was an ES40DC. It has the enlarged radiator, and it's in the 7500 series.

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