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Trucks Collection

Background imageTrucks Collection: Preston Docks, Lancashire

Preston Docks, Lancashire
A wonderful photograph showing the Bardic Ferry unloading British Road Services trucks while docked at the quayside in Preston, Lancashire. Photograph by Heinz Zinram

Background imageTrucks Collection: D-Day - Supplies pour ashore

D-Day - Supplies pour ashore
A stunning panorama photograph of a French invasion beach with the channel waters thick with US military shipping, as reinforcements

Background imageTrucks Collection: Miner riding drams, Tirpentwys Colliery, South Wales

Miner riding drams, Tirpentwys Colliery, South Wales
A miner riding a journey of drams (coal trucks) at Tirpentwys Colliery near Pontypool in South Wales. Date: 1910

Background imageTrucks Collection: Bestwood Colliery, near Bestwood Village, Nottinghamshire

Bestwood Colliery, near Bestwood Village, Nottinghamshire
View of Bestwood Colliery, near Bestwood Village, Nottinghamshire. The colliery closed in 1967, but the surviving headstock and winding house, and vertical steam engine of 1873

Background imageTrucks Collection: Wyndham Colliery, Nantymoel, Ogmore Vale, South Wales

Wyndham Colliery, Nantymoel, Ogmore Vale, South Wales
A pre-1914 image of the Wyndham Colliery, Nantymoel, Ogmore Vale, South Wales which opened in 1868. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageTrucks Collection: Ford Truck 1930

Ford Truck 1930
The Ford is a strong and capable truck - there you are, mate, the headline says it all, what more do you need to know ?

Background imageTrucks Collection: Gwaun Cae Gurwen incline, Carmarthenshire, South Wales

Gwaun Cae Gurwen incline, Carmarthenshire, South Wales
View of the Gwaun Cae Gurwen incline on the Great Western Railway near Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, Dyfed, South Wales, with a large number of trucks on the line

Background imageTrucks Collection: Oil Tankers of the Manchester Oil Refinery

Oil Tankers of the Manchester Oil Refinery. Photograph by Heinz Zinram

Background imageTrucks Collection: Breakdown lorry from Lambeth fire station in action

Breakdown lorry from Lambeth fire station in action
The breakdown lorry, from Lambeth fire station, being deployed to move a lorry involved in a serious accident with the OXO lorry in the distance

Background imageTrucks Collection: Foden 5 ton Steam Wagon M8681

Foden 5 ton Steam Wagon M8681, built in1916, at the 1959 Andover Steam Rally. (Foden Trucks was a British truck and bus manufacturing company which had its origins in Elworth near Sandbach in 1856)

Background imageTrucks Collection: GLC-LFB appliance fleet -- Breakdown Lorry

GLC-LFB appliance fleet -- Breakdown Lorry
The GLC-LFB was created on 1 April 1965. A series of photos was commissioned of each type of fire engine, either within or absorbed into the enlarged London Fire Brigade

Background imageTrucks Collection: American 5th Marines on a troop train, France, WW1

American 5th Marines on a troop train, France, WW1
American 5th Marines travelling on a troop train soon after arriving in France during the First World War. Several of them are waving to the camera. Date: June 1917

Background imageTrucks Collection: Aerial View - Railway Goods Station at Marylebone Station

Aerial View - Railway Goods Station at Marylebone Station
This photograph shows a portion of the extensive Railway Goods Station at Marylebone Station, Great Central Railway. The illustration consists chiefly of the roof of the sheds

Background imageTrucks Collection: Delivery truck c. 1910

Delivery truck c. 1910
Hearse and Casket Body on Buick m/4 Four Cylinder Commercial Chassis. Photographic post card of a drawing or print of a Buick hearse

Background imageTrucks Collection: GWR construction work at Pontlliw, South Wales

GWR construction work at Pontlliw, South Wales
Construction work taking place on the Great Western Railway near the village of Pontlliw, near Swansea, Glamorgan, South Wales

Background imageTrucks Collection: Coal / Pit Ponies / 1907

Coal / Pit Ponies / 1907
Ponies hauling coal trucks along the gallery of an English colliery

Background imageTrucks Collection: Oxford Street 1928

Oxford Street 1928
There are still horse-drawn wagons to be seen in Oxford Street among the motor buses, trucks and cabs : note the many shop blinds, rarely if ever seen here today

Background imageTrucks Collection: Railway cutting works, discovery of fossilised trees

Railway cutting works, discovery of fossilised trees
Railway cutting works on the Manchester to Bolton line, discovery of fossilised trees. Date: 1840s

Background imageTrucks Collection: Cornishman steam engine

Cornishman steam engine
The Cornishman steam engine on a railway track

Background imageTrucks Collection: Foden Steam Wagon AN9568 London Pride

Foden Steam Wagon AN9568 London Pride (msn 13138), built 1928, at a 1959 Walford Cross auction. (Foden Trucks was a British truck)

Background imageTrucks Collection: Foden D-type Steam Wagon RX1719 Early Bird

Foden D-type Steam Wagon RX1719 Early Bird
Foden D-type Steam Wagon reg. RX1719 Early Bird (msn 12852), built 1927, at Ferndown in dorset. (Foden Trucks was a British truck)

Background imageTrucks Collection: Early locomotive railway engine, Dwarf

Early locomotive railway engine, Dwarf, used to pull the engineers inspection coach in 1862, London & North Western Railway Company. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageTrucks Collection: 1st Avenue - Nipawin, Saskatchewan, Canada

1st Avenue - Nipawin, Saskatchewan, Canada
1st Avenue - Nipawin - a town in north-east Saskatchewan, Canada, on the Saskatchewan River portion of Tobin Lake. Date: 1950s

Background imageTrucks Collection: The Salt Works, Aden, Yemen

The Salt Works, Aden, Yemen - a line of wagons pulled along railway tracks by a camel circa 1920s

Background imageTrucks Collection: Burrell Devonshire General Purpose Traction Engine

Burrell Devonshire General Purpose Traction Engine TA1849 Jellicoe (msn 3368), with Coeur De Lion 5nhp Engine, built 1913, at a 1959 Walford Cross auction. With Aveling & Barford Steam Roller YA2197

Background imageTrucks Collection: National Coal Strike of 1912 - searching through slag heap

National Coal Strike of 1912 - searching through slag heap
The National Coal Strike of 1912 - searching through slag heap for pieces of coal to burn.. The national coal strike of 1912 was the first national strike by coal miners in the United Kingdom

Background imageTrucks Collection: Sasebo, Japan - Sasebo Station

Sasebo, Japan - Sasebo Station
Japan - Sasebo Station, Sasebo, a city on Japans Kyushu Island. Note the fine 1950 Ford Tudor Sedan on the right and the evidence of the American occupation (jeeps and military trucks)

Background imageTrucks Collection: A railway accident, early 1900s

A railway accident, early 1900s

Background imageTrucks Collection: Leicester and Swannington Railway, early 1900s

Leicester and Swannington Railway, early 1900s

Background imageTrucks Collection: Leicester and Swannington railway tracks and trucks

Leicester and Swannington railway tracks and trucks

Background imageTrucks Collection: A railway accident - Victorian period

A railway accident - Victorian period

Background imageTrucks Collection: Railway trucks carrying slate wagons in Wales

Railway trucks carrying slate wagons in Wales

Background imageTrucks Collection: Beira, Mozambique - Private tram-car system

Beira, Mozambique - Private tram-car system
Beira, Mozambique - The private tram-car system - undoubtedly one of the most unusual forms of conveyance in the world. The cars ran on tiny tracks which rose out of the sand

Background imageTrucks Collection: Unidentified early train

Unidentified early train Date: circa late 19th century

Background imageTrucks Collection: Steam Railway small gauge goods train No. 823

Steam Railway small gauge goods train No. 823 Date: 20th century

Background imageTrucks Collection: George Stephenson's Locomotion aka Puffing Billy

George Stephenson's Locomotion aka Puffing Billy Locomotive Railway Train Date: 1825

Background imageTrucks Collection: Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Militia marching

Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Militia marching to the front at the beggining of war

Background imageTrucks Collection: Moroccan civilians on the Green March

Moroccan civilians on the Green March
A road is filled with trucks and buses carrying Moroccan civilian men into Western Sahara to take part in the Green March, a mass demonstration of 350, 000 people organised by King Hassan II

Background imageTrucks Collection: Fork-lift truck Gagarin salute

Fork-lift truck Gagarin salute
A salute is made to the achievement of Yuri Gagarin, first man in space, at a demonstration of fork-lift trucks at the Basingstoke factory of Lansing Bagnall Ltd

Background imageTrucks Collection: Fresh herring being loaded upon trucks. Date: November 1910

Fresh herring being loaded upon trucks. Date: November 1910

Background imageTrucks Collection: South London railway station under snow

South London railway station under snow
Commuters wait for their train on a snowy South London railway platform. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageTrucks Collection: British Railways locomotive Corfe Castle

British Railways locomotive Corfe Castle on the East Coast Mainline. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageTrucks Collection: Dignitaries on Metropolitan underground railway, London

Dignitaries on Metropolitan underground railway, London
Dignitaries taking a ride on the first train of the Metropolitan underground railway, London. Date: 1863

Background imageTrucks Collection: Railway cutting works in progress

Railway cutting works in progress in the early days of rail expansion. Date: 1840s

Background imageTrucks Collection: Railway cutting works at Wormwood Scrubs, West London

Railway cutting works at Wormwood Scrubs, West London. Date: circa 1840s

Background imageTrucks Collection: Railway construction, Baker Street, London 1868

Railway construction, Baker Street, London 1868
Railway construction at Baker Street, London, at the junction of the St Johns Wood and Metropolitan railways. Date: 1868

Background imageTrucks Collection: Construction, Rose Hill cutting, Brighton & Lewes Railway

Construction, Rose Hill cutting, Brighton & Lewes Railway
Construction work taking place on the Rose Hill cutting, Brighton & Lewes Railway. Date: 1846

Background imageTrucks Collection: Swindon railway station, Swindon, Wiltshire

Swindon railway station, Swindon, Wiltshire, on the Great Western Railway. It opened in 1842 as Swindon Junction. Date: 1845



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