Tuesday, August 22nd and Alick Dick, Managing Director of Standard Triumph, resigns. Continue reading “Alick Dick Leaves Standard Triumph”
A remarkable photograph of the Standard Triumph assembly line.
Continue reading “The Assembly Line – 1947/8”
One of the reasons setting up this site was to try a put names to some of the people that feature in some of the well-known photographs. This particular photo shows the very last Triumph Herald (a 13/60 convertible) coming off the line. The photo is dated 21st May 1971.
We have a match!
We posted the original photograph from our archives for the site launch at the end of January of this year, it shows a group in the TR section of the Assembly Shop at Canley.
The photo was from the Standard News, the in-house company newspaper dated May 1959. The subject is Fred West and Fred was 69 and for six years worked as a sweeper in the section. He retired Easter 1959. Handing over the retirement gift of a wallet and £11 is Shop Steward Jack Griffin. Continue reading “That’s Me! Ron Thompson”