The Info List - Alco-GE

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was a partnership between the American Locomotive
Company and General Electric
General Electric
that lasted from 1940 to 1953.[1] Their main competitor was EMD. Under this arrangement, Alco produced the locomotive body and prime mover, and GE supplied the electrical gear. Alco management could see that the market for steam locomotives would soon vanish, and General Electric
General Electric
was interested in getting into the lucrative diesel locomotive market. Notable locomotives produced by Alco-GE
were the RS-1, the first road switcher, and UP 50, a prototype gas turbine-electric locomotive. GE later dissolved the partnership and decided to build their own locomotives. Alco still received electrical gear from GE, but was no longer GE's sole customer for such parts. The first diesel road locomotives GE built were two A-B sets, later called the UM20. GE's first production domestic road locomotive was the U25. References[edit]

^ Solomon, Brian (2014). GE and EMD Locomotives. Voyageur Press. ISBN 9781627883979. Retrieved 30 August 2017. 

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North American locomotive builders

ALCO Alco-GE Altoona Works Atlas Baldwin Bombardier Brooks Brookville CLC Climax Cooke Davenport Dickson EMD Fairbanks-Morse GE Transportation GMD Globe Grant Hinkley Ingalls Jewett Lima Manchester Mason MLW MotivePower Mount Clare Shops Mount Savage NREC Norris Pittsburgh Porter Portland Progress Rail Services Railpower Rhode Island Roanoke Shops Richmond Rogers Schenectady SLCC Taunton Tredegar Vulcan Westinghouse Whitcomb Willamette

See also: List of locomotive builders

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