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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Here's hoping it goes to a good home!
It's described as weighing 88.5 tons. That's either metric tons (2200 lbs) or long tons (2240 lbs): either way, a tad under 100 U.S. tons (=short tons, 2000 lbs). Is it a bit lighter than domestic S3?
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198,000 lbs is just about spot-on for an S-1 for American service.
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I like the line that says-"No postage needed"
I wonder if it still has its 539 in it?