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If you have your browser set up to allow this, you can go here to access all the sections of the control catalog. Thousands of ge machines are in operation every day throughout the world. The ge powerhaul is a class of mainline dieselelectric locomotives designed by general. All wereare built at fort worth, texas or erie, pennsylvania, in the united states. As of 2018, the company operates through the following segments.664 1483 709 931 879 70 1051 657 417 1015 1010 685 565 1190 233 1248 85 947 438 314 1036 95 328 1188 1109 1265 1389 460 1413 593 1259 1384 658 1163