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Discussion of products from the American Locomotive Company. A web site with current Alco 251 information can be found here: Fairbanks-Morse/Alco 251.

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  • ex EL 1024 RS-3
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  • C628, C630, 636 Dynamic Brakes
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  • I need a U30C Specification for ALCO book
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  • WHO REBUILDS ALCOS ?
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  • 251 turbo speeds
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  • Any good Alcos for Sale out there?
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  • Century series electrical equipment questions
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  • ALCO's at General Electric in Erie
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  • RS32/36
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  • S-4 CV 8081 is she as odd as she seems (body details)
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  • Photos of the ALCo plant in Schenectady
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  • M&E RS-11s
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  • Alco 241 prime mover
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  • RS-2 Demonstrator #1500
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  • CN RS18 (CRS20) For Sale
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  • Method of Operation on the Arkansas and Missouri
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  • comment on New Alco thread
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  • andy inserra's alco site is gone (nm)
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  • Alco 660 Truck Diagrams
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  • Engine starter on the MLW M420
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  • Alco sound downloads
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  • A nostalgic piece...
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  • Rescued PA-2
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  • Need For a RS-3 the Electrical Print of the whole Locomotive
    by Owen S. Paulsen »
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  • What in tarnation? (Ex-CR slug with added cab)
    by *istDS »
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  • ALCO 16-244 ENGINE ON E-BAY
    by Alcoman »
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  • Valve Gear
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  • How would YOU save an Alco from scrapping?
    by Alcoman »
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  • OMID RS36 408
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  • RS-1 questions
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  • What would it take to start a new ALCO today?
    by Luther Brefo »
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  • AMERICAN CRANES
    by Al Holleuffer »
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  • Alco In A Box
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  • What is this light for?
    by joshuahouse »
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  • RELCO ALCO LOCOMOTIVES
    by Alcoman »
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  • Ohio River Terminal C415'S for sale
    by Alcoman »
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  • PLANNED OUTAGE FOR SITE IS COMING......
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  • What makes it a...?
    by Luther Brefo »
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  • C424/425 roof pics.
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  • Best looking ALCO?
    by latonyco »
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  • BC Rails RS-18s
    by 2spot »
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  • RS-11 and C420
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  • ALCO orders in 1969 that were canceled.
    by Alcochaser »
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  • Dl-109 truck weirdness
    by Allen Hazen »
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  • NYSW ALCO FOR SALE SOON ????????????????
    by Alcoman »
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  • RS-11 Drawings
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  • ALCOMAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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  • ALCo C424 and C425 Manuals
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  • Delaware-Lackawanna M630 3000
    by super7cr »
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  • Alco Century For Sale?
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  • UP 2901 C-630
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  • RS-11 status
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  • Why are some of you folks so ga-ga about Alco's ?
    by Ol' Loco Guy »
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  • NEW ALCO VIDEO/DVD from Plets Express
    by Alcoman »
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  • The Alco Clock is Ticking - Cartier M636's
    by Alcoman »
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  • Proposed Alcos that were never built
    by Alcoman »
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  • FA's in Passenger Service
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  • Looking for info: PRR S1 #9237
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  • Psychology/aesthetics question regards the C-628
    by Allen Hazen »
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  • Movie "Atomic Train" featuring ALCo's!
    by Alcoman »
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  • Alco Status request of the following:
    by Alcoman »
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  • IBCX C630m sold
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  • Worst ALCo Unit
    by mxdata »
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  • Was the Empress saved? RSD-17
    by Centurylover68 »
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  • Looking for S6 and T6 manuals
    by Blackjack »
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  • Three cheers for Alcoman
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  • What are some good recent Alco Books?
    by Ale Rider »
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  • What would have made a difference?
    by bluesman »
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  • DL109 Family photo fun
    by SSW9389 »
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  • High Hood Quandry
    by SSW9389 »
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  • Six Four Axle Alcos Needed
    by Paul »
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  • New "FA-1 book" ?
    by NRECer »
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  • DL Loco status
    by Alcochaser »
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  • RS1 Tech info needed
    by Paul »
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  • ALCOS FOR SALE OR DONATION?
    by Alcoman »
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  • Greece, MX627 rebuilds underway
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  • Chicago Heights Plant
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  • WINDSOR & HANDSPORT RS-23'S TO BE RETIRED
    by Alcoman »
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  • Redux: How to build a locomotive
    by Ol' Loco Guy »
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  • Best ALCo Unit
    by Centurylover68 »
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  • S4 and RS1 trucks
    by scottychaos »
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  • Fuel Pump Timing on 244
    by Paul »
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  • Alco 636's on NYSW
    by Alcoman »
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  • D-L Locomotive Question
    by Paul »
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  • Arkansas and Missouri Railway operations and locomotives
    by Legio X »
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  • Minnesota Commercial Railway's roster
    by Legio X »
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  • Ohio Central's roster
    by Legio X »
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  • FPA/B-1/2/4's
    by SD Shortline »
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  • Alcos in ad
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  • EDUCTOR TUBE FOR A 244?
    by Paul »
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  • Does anyone know the History of this unit? LC&M 20
    by AmtrakFan »
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  • HP of the RSD units
    by pablo »
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  • Alco S2 on eBay
    by Sam Damon »
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  • Why no FA3?
    by AmtrakPhill629 »
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  • Why a V-18 251 ?
    by Ol' Loco Guy »
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  • RS-3 or RS-2?
    by Komachi »
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  • How hard would it be to build a locomotive?
    by wess »
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  • ALCo RS 32 ex SP 7304 / 4004
    by 6088 »
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  • Partial LV Alco C628 still exists!
    by scottychaos »
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  • C-636's
    by Ol' Loco Guy »
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