In 1903 Truckson LaFrance founded the American LaFrance comapany (ALF). The first ALF fire engines were still pulled by horses, but 1910 the first American LaFrance appeared with a Simplex petrol engine. Over the years, various ALF fire engines were nevertheless converted into racing cars. The White ALF was powered by a six-cylinder engine. The car was specially built for long-distance races.
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