American Locomotive Company
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American Locomotive Company built over 50,000 steam locomotives starting in 1835.

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ALCO (American Locomotive Company) wheel emblem.

They built cars from 1906 thru 1913, and the same rugged durability was designed into their first truck in 1909. Their reputation for heavy-duty hard-working, reliable trucks made them very popular and by 1912 the company had sold over 1,000 trucks.

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ALCO (American Locomotive Company) water meter.

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Alco official car during the 1909 New York to Atlanta Good Roads Tour. (source: National Automotive History Collection, Detroit Public Library.)

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1911 Alco Motor Trucks 72 page catalog cover. (source: McLellans Automotive).

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1911 Alco Motor Trucks 72 page catalog spread. (source: McLellans Automotive).

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