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Societe Alsacienne de Constructions Mecaniques

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1919 1/10 scale model of a large SACM gas engine which ran on blast furnace gas. On display at the Musee des Arts et Metiers
1923. Paris-Orleans Railway - Eight-Coupled Tank Engine.

Société Alsacienne de Constructions Mécaniques, more conveniently known as SACM, of Mulhouse, Alsace, France. Engineering company which produced railway locomotives, textile and printing machinery, stationary steam engines, large gas engines, diesel engines, machine tools, boilers, lifting equipment, firearms and mining equipment.

Exhibited a 600 HP turbine at the 1910 Brussels Exhibition.[1]

1928 Part of Compagnie Francaise Thomson-Houston was combined with locomotive builder SACM to form Alsthom; the name was derived from ALSacienne-THOMson

SACM also produced the first atomic reactor at Marcoule.

1965 The agent in the UK was David E. F. Vickers

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Sources of Information

  1. ZVDI, 18 June 1910