Aug 19 2010

The Black Beast returns to the former Alco Headquarters in Schenectady Today

The Alco "Black Beast" racer returns to the Schenectady area for a series of events on Friday and Saturday. Although the racer was manufactured in Providence, Rhode Island, the headquarters for American Locomotive Company was in Schenectady, New York. Here are several articles describing the events:

Daily Gazette, August 19, 2010 "Return of "The Beast"

The Black Beast will be on display Friday from 5-9 PM at Schectady's City Hall amd Saturday from 1-3 PM at the Saratoga Automobile Museum

Times-Union, August 19, 2010 "The Black Beast is Coming to Schenectady!"

Where? Schenectady City Hall, 105 Jay Street.

When? Friday, August 20, 2010

Time? 5PM to 9PM

Lecture? 7 PM in the City Council Chambers. Howard Kroplick on the Vanderbilt Cup Races and ALCO.

This month’s Schenectady Roundtable is a double header as local cartoonist John Caldwell is featured along with the ALCO built Black Beast racer built in 1909.

Art Night Schenectady August 20, 2010 Flyer


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