FREE Subscriptioned required to read the whole article at: http://www.projo.com/projocars/content/ ... 0177a.htmlThe ALCO was big, strong and pricey
01:00 AM EDT on Sunday, May 7, 2006
Alco comes back home to Providence PROVIDENCE
ALCO is revving up again.
Extensive renovation of mill buildings on Valley Street that formerly housed the famed railroad locomotive manufacturer, American Locomotive Company (founded in 1866 as the Providence Locomotive Works) will revive its name. And with the return of the ALCO name comes memories of the luxury car made here 100 years ago.
Journal photo / Steve Szydlowski
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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