The Vulcan Foundry at Newton-le-Willows

 

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The Story of Vulcan Works from 1830 to 2002 Prepared by Malcolm Siberry Publicity Manager MAN B & W Diesel Ltd, Ruston Copyright 2000


Index
BUILT BY VULCAN    
THE START OF THE RAILWAY AGE
Charles Tayleur
Robert Stevenson
Daniel Gooch
Joseph Ruston
EARLY VULCAN PRODUCTS
THE EMERGENCE OF THE OIL ENGINE
VULCAN PRODUCTS 1914 ~ 1918
STEAM’S TWILIGHT YEARS
The inter-war years
The war effort
Post war
DAWN OF THE DIESEL ERA
Collaboration with English Electric
Export activity
Into English Electric
The renown Deltic
Increased diesel power activity
AFTER LOCOMOTIVE PRODUCTION
Ruston Diesels for all purposes in the seventies
Combined heat and power Generation
Development of the RK engine

RUSTON DIESELS FOR THE EIGHTIES
INTO GEC ALSTOM AND THE NINETIES
INTO MAN B&W AND THE NEW MILLENIUM
THE FINAL END
HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS

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