The American Locomotive Company: A Centennial Remembrance

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Covering steam and diesel locomotives as well as automobiles and trucks that Alco built, it includes shots of the plant inside and out. More than 1000 B/W photos, illustrations, & diagrams. The plants of ALCO and its predecessors and subsidiaries, showing plan views and detailed photos and illustrations across 150 years. Detailed descriptions of ALCO's steam, electric and diesel locomotive designs, augmented by photos and original ALCO elevation drawings. Detailed production data, covering the most important elements of annual production and of individual locomotive types. ALCO's on/off relationship with GE. ALCO's distinguished contributions to National Defense. The mostly underrated (and under-related) story of ALCO's export business, especially during its last decades. ALCO's financial performance - and supporting analyses - over its 70-year history. ALCO's last years up against the financial might its competitors - GM & GE. The sad saga of ALCO's takeover in the 1960s by the Worthington Corp., then Studebaker-Worthington. ALCO's legacy of designs and operational locomotives, which continues today.

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Richard T. Steinbrenner
Published by On Track Publishers, LLC (2003)
ISBN 10: 0911122079 ISBN 13: 9780911122077
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