Drawings and papers from manufacturers, businesses and organisations
Drawings and business records.
This collection contains drawings and business records from some of the most significant railway manufacturing firms. These firms were major employers in their areas, and the vehicles they made were exported around the world.
These PDF files list the drawings we have in these collections. They may not be complete. If you'd like to come and see something on one of these lists, see our archive and library centre. To order a copy of a drawing, see our copying service page.
Businesses and manufacturers
Bagnall, W.G. & Son
Bagnall WG and son archive list
Charles Roberts and Co
A large collection of drawings, photographs and other records of the wagon manufacturer Charles Roberts and Co. Only partially listed, access is at present limited.
Fletcher Jennings & Co
Fletcher Jennings and Co archive list
General Electric Company (GEC)
An extremely large and complex collection of material from GEC and its various constituent companies including files, drawings, microfilms etc. Only a very small proportion of this collection has been properly identified, not currently available.
English Electric Co Ltd, locomotive manufacturers, Preston
Intro to Eng Electric & archive list
Gloucester Carriage and Wagon Co Ltd
Gloucester Carriage and Wagon Ltd archive list wr
Hudswell Clarke & Co Ltd, Leeds
Hudswell Clarke and Co Ltd Leeds archive list
Hurst Nelson & Co
Hurst Nelson and Co archive list
Kennedy Henderson and Co
Approximately 130 rolls of drawings of rolling stock supplied to former Commonwealth and Empire countries through the agency of Kennedy Henderson and Co. (formerly Livesy, Son and Henderson), consulting engineers, circa 1900 to 1972. NB – not listed, not currently available.
Kitson & Co Ltd, Leeds
Kitson and Co Ltd Leeds archive list
Peckett and Sons Ltd, locomotive manufacturers, Bristol
Introduction to Peckett & Sons archive & drawings
Peckett & Sons archive list
Peckett & Sons drawing list (microfilm)
Peckett & Sons drawing list
Peckett & Sons neg list
Peckett & Sons trade card list
Price and Reeves, civil engineering contractors
Price and Reeves drawing list
R and W Hawthorn Leslie and Co, locomotive manufacturers, Newcastle
Introduction to Hawthorn Leslie & archive list
Vulcan Foundry Ltd, Newton-le-Willows
Vulcan Foundry Ltd Newton le Willows archive list
Wilkes and Ashmore, industrial designers
Intro to Wilkes & Ashmore & archive list
This is a list of our photocopies of other people's material. The originals will be in other archives or still with the original companies. Photocopies only
Collectors Corner archive list
Heritage Railway Association
Heritage Railway Association archive list
Melksham Turnpike Trust
Introduction to Melksham Turnpike Trust archive list
Melksham Turnpike Trust archive list
North Eastern Railway Station Masters Association
Intro to NER Station Masters Assn archive & archive list
NER Station Masters list of members
Railtrack Private Shareholders Action Group (RPSAG)
Introduction to RPSAG archive & list
Minutes, papers, publications etc. from the Railway Mission, circa 1882 to 2001.
Railway Mission archive list
Railway and Canal Historical Society
Minutes, organisational records and publications from 1954 to 1994. No lists currently available.
Southern Railway Musical Society
Southern Railway Musical Society. No lists currently available.
Introduction to Woodhead Campaign archive & archive list