Derby Works Views
Derby Works 1947 - 1972
Derby Works 1973 - 1983
Derby Works 1984 - 2006
Details on the Derby Works test trains
Derby & its 1,010 diesels A brief look at the 1,010 diesel locomotives built at Derby Locomotive Works.
Around Derby Station
Station views 1958 onwards - a brief look
Snowy Days & other inclement weather
Snowy Days in the 1960's with introduction
Snowy Days in the 1970's
Snowy Days in the 1980's
A showcase of Class 24/25 photographs provided by those that have stopped by this website.
Aylesbury A selection generally from the Aylesbury & Home Counties area.
Barrow Views of the Cumbrian coast line including Barrow, Whitehaven & Workington.
Chester Photographs from the Cheshire/Lancashire area.
60's & 70's Black & White Black & White views from around the country.
From a Railway Chaplain From the camera of the late Kevin Hughes.
Aberdeen area Sulzers and more from Mike Cooper.
Watford in the 1980's Class 25's around Watford and some withdrawn views.
Aberdeen - Elgin - a Class 25 hauled freight from 1977.
Rhyl & much more - Sulzers along the North Wales main line.
Colwyn Bay & the A55 - Sulzers & road improvements in the Colwyn Bay area.
Leamington Spa - Sulzer powered workings over the Washwood Heath - Banbury route.
Nuneaton - Memories from a Nuneaton driver.
Coventry - Nuneaton line - 1970/80's freight train memories.
A look at the depots that had allocations of the Class 24/25's, includes fleet history and photographs.
Inverness Thornaby Willesden & Camden Toton Gateshead Holbeck Laira Springs Branch Hither Green
The pages below are filled with memories and material provided by a Holbeck driver. Although the pages do contain alot of 'Sulzer' related material, they also contain much else that could be found in the Holbeck/Leeds area and the routes that Holbeck men operated over.
Part 1 - Depot details, weekday Pit Book workings & other memories.
Part 2 - Weekend Pit Book details, Deltic happenings, cab views and other memories.
Part 3 - Scenes from the cab & other locations of the Liverpool - Leeds route.
Part 4 - Scenes from the cab of the Leeds - Hull route, Road learning & Rescue jobs.
Part 5 - Scenes from the cab of the Settle - Carlisle route.
Part 6 - Scenes along the Leeds - Skipton - Morecambe route.
Part 7 - The NE/SW Derby - Leeds/Bradford route.
Bank Hall/Birkenhead Memories
Memories from a driver who worked both steam and diesels on British Railways from about 1961 to 2002 with an eight year gap spent working on the LAMCO Iron Ore railway in Liberia. Also linked is a page concerning Mal's father's career as a seaman from the 1930's to the 1980's, some of the vessels he sailed on were equipped with Sulzer engines.
Memories from Bank Hall Steam Memories 1960 - 1966.
Memories from Birkenhead Steam Memories 1966 - 1968.
A Birkenhead Driver's memories Diesel Memories 1968 - 1980.
Birkenhead to Liberia - working on the LAMCO Railway Part 1 Part 2.
Walter Pratt's ocean career Memories from a maritime career (1930's-1980's).
West Country Memories
Photographs and personal reminiscences from a correspondent who lived close by the Western Region mainline near Exeter during the heyday of the Class 25/45/46's.
West Country: A reflection between the 1970's & 2010 a glimpse of 40 years of change.
Exeter & beyond a few memories from the 1970's & 1980's.
Demise of the Peaks in the West Country The closing years of the Class 45/46's in the West Country.
Sulzers in West London memories of Classes 25/45/46's in the 1980's in West London.
And from the same correspondent a look at the Crewe - Cardiff line.
Crewe - Cardiff - A look at the route when the passenger trains were Class 25 hauled .
HS4000 'Kestrel' A look at the most powerful Sulzer powered diesel locomotive.
D0260 'Lion'' A brief look at the D0260 Lion and its builder BRC&W.
Design Changes A detailed look at design changes with the Class 24/25.
Blue Livery Differences Differences in the blue livery styles & number/emblem placement.
Class 24/25 cabs How the design evolved over ten years.
Scrapyard Views Views from various scrapyards at BR Workshops.
Private Scrapyard Views Views from various private scrapyards.
Vic Berry's Yard Views from Vic Berry's Leicester Yard.
An introspective about the 12LDA28C Engine Challenges concerning the 12LDA28C engine.
A Sulzer Engineer's Reminiscences Text & Views from 1959 - 1962.
A Sulzer Engineer's Memories Text & Views from 1965 - 1979.
Memories from an AEI Engineer at Derby & Toton Text from the 1960's.
Memories from a Vickers Armstrong worker Text from the 1960's.
A trip to Australia in search of the narrow gauge NSU diesels (2006).
A trip to Bolivia long extinct Sulzers and much more (2002).
A steam scrapyard at Uyuni, Bolivia (2002).
Millwright memories from Derby Works 1976 - 1982.
Fitter/Turner memories from Derby Works 1945 - 1963.
1957 - a year of change An unfinished page looking at 1957.
Associated Electrical Industries - a very brief introduction.
Armstrong Whitworth's Sulzer powered locos in the UK
Armstrong Whitworth worldwide production, 1929 - 1937.
Sulzer Engine Development for rail traction 1912 - 1990.
Sulzer Production Details a Worldwide Sulzer List - 'a work in progress'
Faur 125 LDH locomotives a brief look at these 6LDA28 powered locomotives.
12LVA24 engines in the Class 48's a potted history of the 12LVA24 engine.
Australia - NSU Class
France - 1938 262 DB 1
*French West Africa*Germany*India*Ireland*Japan*Madagascar*Morocco*Nyasaland*Peru*Poland*Prussia & Saxony*
Roumania - 060 DA series 1938 double locomotive
Sierra Leone*South Manchuria*Spain
Switzerland - BmB 6/6 class*CFF 1001 & 1002*Luggage vans & railcars*
Help!! Can you assist in identifying these locations please??
Sulzer powered ships A little detour into ships powered by Sulzer engines
Miscellaneous Stuff Pages not related to any of the above
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