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Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 06-03-2011, 03:24 PM
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Posted By jnohallman
EMD is not the same as GM. It didn't start out...

EMD is not the same as GM. It didn't start out under GM, and hasn't been a part of GM since 2005. That doesn't make it any less American, though.

Jon
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 06-02-2011, 03:27 PM
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Posted By jnohallman
GE has also apparently found out a way to avoid...

GE has also apparently found out a way to avoid paying taxes, which is also the "American way" . . . :lol:

Jon
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 03-11-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 137
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Posted By jnohallman
I didn't think those giant telesmash lenses would...

I didn't think those giant telesmash lenses would fit inside a MINI! :lol:

Jon
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 03-11-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 137
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Posted By jnohallman
Alright Steven. My turn to call you out now that...

Alright Steven. My turn to call you out now that I've spent time trying to get your target to calm down. You're even worse than he is. If you feel the need to point out that his statements are...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 03-11-2011, 02:12 AM
Replies: 137
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Posted By jnohallman
Incidentally, it's the very fact that turbos with...

Incidentally, it's the very fact that turbos with a lot of mileage on them are susceptible to blowing up that led to the removal of the turbochargers and resulting derating of a lot of older EMD...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 03-11-2011, 02:08 AM
Replies: 137
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Posted By jnohallman
With all due respect, you can't say "I'm not...

With all due respect, you can't say "I'm not fighting anyone" and then go on to rehash the business that started this whole thread by restating your disdain for GE. I'm afraid it just isn't helping...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 03-10-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 51,509
Posted By jnohallman
If you can't stand the heat, get out of the...

If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. I'm going to offer you some unsolicited advice here, as I have in other threads. You've picked the fight with your inflammatory statements, and...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 03-10-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 51,509
Posted By jnohallman
Don't tell that to anyone in the birthplace of...

Don't tell that to anyone in the birthplace of railroading (that would be England, in case you weren't aware) where they have been driving trains ever since the Rainhill Trials. You do know what...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 03-10-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 51,509
Posted By jnohallman
And I drive the Meanest Automotive Zoom-zoom...

And I drive the Meanest Automotive Zoom-zoom Device Available!

Jon
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 03-10-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 51,509
Posted By jnohallman
FORD = Fix Or Repair Daily CHEVROLET =...

FORD = Fix Or Repair Daily
CHEVROLET = Constantly Having Every Vehicle Recalled Over Lousy Engineering Techniques

Now, where did I park my Stanley Steamer? :lol:

Jon
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 03-09-2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 51,509
Posted By jnohallman
Because he has not been made to feel the wrath of...

Because he has not been made to feel the wrath of the banhammer! :shock:

Jon
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 03-06-2011, 03:12 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 51,509
Posted By jnohallman
I think the worst thing, aesthetically, about...

I think the worst thing, aesthetically, about most modern diesels is the radiator overhangs. Yuck! How about going back to cowl units? The F45 would be a nice inspiration . . . I know, I know -...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 03-05-2011, 02:09 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 51,509
Posted By jnohallman
I think some of the affinity for EMD among...

I think some of the affinity for EMD among railfans may be a matter of romanticism, as EMD is the last remaining link to the "glory days" of railroading. All the classic builders are gone - the...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 03-05-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 51,509
Posted By jnohallman
It will be particularly interesting to see what...

It will be particularly interesting to see what happens to EMD in terms of performance and quality now that it is part of CAT. Essentially, we're looking at round three of the competition between...
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