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    Has technology really made the hobby (and your life) better?

    I look back 15 years and wonder how on earth I got along without some of the stuff I have today. The GPS, good radio and optical scanners, digital photography, ATCS, pervasive wireless, massive hard drives and computers, and above all the internet. (Not to mention, of course, such...
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    Caterpillar - Owner of EMD Locomotives

    As far as I know, all EMD blocks are fabricated and will continue to be for the foreseeable future, including the 710G. As has been already mentioned, EMD has one inverter per truck, whereas GE has one inverter per traction motor. There are advantages to both - cost, handling of adverse rail...




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