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Transportation Company - Southern Iron & Equipment - Railroad Equipment

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Transportation Company - Southern Iron & Equipment - Railroad Equipment
Company Name Southern Iron & Equipment
Category Railroad Equipment
Year Founded 1904
Final Year of Operation 1982
Termination Acquired
Successor/Parent Evans Products (Details)
Country United States (Details)
Transportation Company - Southern Iron & Equipment - Railroad Equipment



Company History: The Southern Iron & Equipment Company (SIECO), a family-owned business located in Atlanta, Georgia, was a major reconditioner of locomotives in the period ca. 1900-1960. The company purchased locomotives, refurbished them, and then sold them. In addition, the company did repair and reconditioning work on behalf of various railroads. It also manufactured a number of rail cars.

Successor/Parent History:
Founded as U.S. Railway Equipment, or U.S. Railway Manufacturing, the name was changed to Evans Railcar Manufacturing in 1964. Evans Products Freight Cars built in the 1960's, 1970's, and 1980's were plentiful in the 1990's and many EP Freight Cars are still around. SIECO became one of their subsidiaries. Evans was purchased by GE Transportation sometime in the 1980s and transformed into a maintenance division.

Brief History:
The U.S. is a country of 50 states covering a vast swath of North America, with Alaska in the northwest and Hawaii extending the nation’s presence into the Pacific Ocean. Major Atlantic Coast cities are New York, a global finance and culture center, and capital Washington, DC. Midwestern metropolis Chicago is known for influential architecture and on the west coast, Los Angeles' Hollywood is famed for filmmaking.


Item Links: We found: 1 different collections associated with Southern Iron & Equipment - Railroad Equipment
Item created by: Alain LM on 2019-02-15 08:24:29. Last edited by gdm on 2019-02-18 15:22:15

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