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TITLE
Workers at Lochgorm Locomotive Works, Inverness
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_1999_116_137
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
11229
KEYWORDS
Lochgorm Locomotive Works
Highland Railway
steam trains
London Midland and Scottish Railway
workshops
Workers at Lochgorm Locomotive Works, Inverness

Photograph shows staff at Lochgorm Locomotive Works, the workshops for the Highland Railway. The workshops, which were built in 1864, consisted of several different buildings and included machine shops, an erecting shop, a paint shop and a roundhouse that had a massive turntable to allow engines to be quickly mobilised. The Lochgorm Locomotive Works produced many steam engines with local names such as 'Clachnacuddin' and 'Strathpeffer' and continued to be the workshops of the Highland Railway until 1923, when the company was merged into the London Midland and Scottish Railway


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Workers at Lochgorm Locomotive Works, Inverness

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

Lochgorm Locomotive Works; Highland Railway; steam trains; London Midland and Scottish Railway; workshops

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Joseph Cook Collection

Photograph shows staff at Lochgorm Locomotive Works, the workshops for the Highland Railway. The workshops, which were built in 1864, consisted of several different buildings and included machine shops, an erecting shop, a paint shop and a roundhouse that had a massive turntable to allow engines to be quickly mobilised. The Lochgorm Locomotive Works produced many steam engines with local names such as 'Clachnacuddin' and 'Strathpeffer' and continued to be the workshops of the Highland Railway until 1923, when the company was merged into the London Midland and Scottish Railway <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email the<br /> <a href="mailto: photographic.archive@highlifehighland.com">Highland Photographic Archive</a> quoting the External ID.