The History of the Delco-Remy Divsion of General Motors
A.K.A. "The Remy Brothers" or "The Remy Electric Company"
1896-1994
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Revisions and Updates

7-31-2017:
Reunion page updated.
North Carolina Maritime Museum page added in "Museums."
Missouri Museum of Military History page added in "Museums."

3-5-2016:
The Army-Navy "E" for Excellence Award Page added.
World War Two Products and Product Applications added.


11-30-2015:
New Brunswick, NJ Demolition photo page updated in "Plant Photos" Section.

3-27-2015:
Moments in Time - Post WWII Brochure added.

3-25-2015:
Moments in Time - 1977 - Delco-Remy 50th Anniversary Open House Brochure, October 27-28, 1977 added.
Moments in Time - 1952 - Panorama of Progress, Plant 11 Open House, November 1-2, 1952 added.

10-24-2014:
Museums Page:  National Packard Museum Page added.

8-26-2014:
New Brunswick, NJ Demolition photo page added in "Plant Photos" Section.

7-1-2014:
Delco-Remy at the Normandy Invasion, June 6, 1944 Page updated with new photos and information. 

6-6-2014:
Delco-Remy at the Normandy Invasion, June 6, 1944 Page added. 

3-2-2014:
Museums Page:  Gilmore Car Museum and Kokomo Auto Museum Pages added. 

3-1-2014:
Museums Page:  Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust Allison Branch Page added. 

2-24-2014:
Museums Page:  National Military History Center Page added. 


6-26-2013:
New links added to Link Page:
Gary Price "Delco Remy Assembly Line Eight Hour Blues" and "Regulation and Charging Circuit Booklet".

2-22-2013:
New link added to Link Page:  This is an excellent YouTube video circa 1927 some of the productions and production at the Columbus Avenue complex.

1-27-2013:
New Page added:  Vintage Literature about the Remy Electric Company.
The Products:  Switch page vintage photos added.

1-24-2013:
The Products:  Propulsion Systems for Electric Vehicles added.

1-22-2013:
 
Plant 5 and 1919 photos on Plant One Photo Page added.
The Products:  Missile Battery updated.

11-23-2012:
 
Remy Electric Country Club page added.

9-3-2012:
Employment Numbers page added.

8-24-2012:
Museums Page:  Museum of Flight and America's Packard Museum Pages added. 

4-27-2012:
Museums Page:  Ropkey Armor Museum Page added. 

4-5-2012:
Museums Page:  National Automobile and Truck Museum Page added. 

2-9-2012:
The Plants Page:  First Plant 11 identified. 

2-9-2012:
Museums Page:  Michigan Firehouse Museum Page added. 
Museums Page:  Ypsilanti Automobile Heritage Museum Page added.
The Products:  Heavy Duty updated.
The Products:  Magnequench added.

1-1-2012:
Training Booklets - New Page added.  
The Products - New Lovejoy Shock Absorber Page added - This was a DR product line during 1927 and 1928.
Plant Photos Page (Little Known Plants):  Plant 7, Box plant photos added. 
Moments in Time - 1903 photo added, 1909(2) publications, 1912 Starter Types, 1901-1918 publications, 1944 Rochester Products Division, 1984 - Innovation Through Technology and
1984 - Delco Remy...Your Entry to the future of Automotive Electrical Systems.
History Page - 1903 photo added.
The Products - Ignition Page - 1903 Magneto advertisement added.

11-23-2011:  Service Manuals - "Klaxon Horn Service Manual - 1933" and "Introducing the Delcotron Generator and Charging System - 1962" added.

11-21-2011:  Allied Divisions - Guide Lamp in WWII added.

11-14-2011: 
Moments in Time - New "1962 Plant 18 Commemorative Booklet" added.

11-12-2011:  The Products - New Regulator Page added - This is 70 pages from a 1964 Plant 6 Brochure.  Everything you ever wanted to know about D-R Regulators, Relays, and the manufacturing processes and equipment that made them!!

10-16-2011:
History - Year 1928 - New information added on purchase of Guide by GM.
Moments in Time - 1928 - New information added on purchase of Guide by GM. 
Moments in Time - 1962 - New photos added.
Moments in Time - 1978 - New photos of Drive I.
The Products:  Photos added.
The Products - Missile Battery:  New page added.
The Products - Delcotrons:  Photos added.

7-14-2011:  Reunions Page:  Photo added. 

6-28-2011:  Museums Page:  Buick Museum Page added. 

5-24-2011:  Museums Page:  Kansas Aviation Museum Page added. 

5-4-2011:  Plant One Photos Page, Moments in Time Page and Old Plants Photo Page.  Photos added to all. 

3-21-2011:  Museums Page:  Auburn Cord Museum Page completed. 

3-17-2011:  Early Anderson Plant Photos  and The Plants pages:  Fourth Plant 3 added (Muncie). 

3-8-2011:  Plant Photos Page (Non Anderson/Remote SLI):  Plant 98 Photos added. 

Major revision on March 4, 2011 - Thirteen pages and over 400 photos and plant layouts added.
Plant Photos Page:  Expanded from one to six pages.  Over 200 photos and plant layouts from 1906 to 1995.    3-4-2011
Moments in Time Pages added.  Eight pages of historical documents added covering the years starting in 1909.  These pages give a more comprehensive historical insight into pre WWII history and plants.  Over 200 photos added.


2-12-2011:  Allied Division Page- Chevrolet in Anderson, IN during WWI added. 

1-12-2011:  Link Page- DR Service Bulletin Link added. 

1-12-2011:  Plant Photos Page- Photo added. 

1-11-2011:  Plant Photos Page-  Photos added. 

1-7-2010:  The Products - Heated Windshield photos added

1-6-2011:  Museums Page -  Information added. 

1-6-2011:  Plant Photos Page - Photos added. 

1-4-2011:  Allied Division Page -  Delco-Lights Division added. 

1-4-2011:  Link Page -  Delco-Lights Link added. 

1-2-2011: Museums Page - Studebaker Museum added. 

1-1-2011:  Museums Page - Redesigned into multiple pages with R.E. Olds Transportation Museum added. 

12-31-2010:  The Products - Starters  Photos added

12-20-2010:  Reunion Page -  Photo added

12-14-2010:  Allied Division Page -  Added Guide Lamp, AC Sparkplug, and Rochester Products. 

12-14-2010:  Reunion Page Added.

12-14-2010:  Revision Page added. 

12-11-2010:  Service Manual Page added. 

11-28-2010:   Museum Page - USS Alabama exhibit added. 

11-14-2010:  Product Brochure Page added. 
 
10-25-2010:  Allied Divisions Page added. 
 
10-25-2010:  1925 United Service Parts Catalog Page added. 
 
9-29-2010:  Video Page Updated - 13 minute 9SI Bridge Dept 1738 Video added.
 
9-2-2010:  36 minute Horn Story Video added on Video Page.
 
9-1-2010:  Museum page added.
 
4-5-2010:  Video page added.
 
March 16, 2010:  Source page added.

February 20, 2010:  Plant Photos, Product pages and Links added.

February 17, 2010:  Delco-Remy History Website created by obtaining the Domain Name and Internet Service Provider.

 

 

Delco-Remy at the Normandy Invasion, June 6, 1944   World War Two Products and Product Applications   The Army-Navy "E" Award   Our War Job
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