That green Hudson is a handsome thing. (Whiskers and Spike are handsome things too)
Key-started diesel getting most practical use makes sense. As an added bonus at no extra charge, that also saves wear and tear on the steamers.
later, Forrest Today's scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equation, and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality. -- Nikola Tesla, July, 1934