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HR 1 'Ben y-Gloe' ready to pull the  "Cinematograph Special" from Dingwall to Skye

This photograph shows HR 1 with a cine-camera attached to it's buffer-beam to record its trip between Dingwall and Kyle of Lochalsh.

HR 1 'Ben-y-Gloe' was one of the 'Small Bens' class. It was built by Dubs & Co. of Glasgow and began service in July 1898. It was renumbered as 14397 by the LMS and it continued in service until it was withdrawn in February 1949. It was originally built with the 'Ben Nevis' but this was changed shortly after. Its name was spelt in different ways through the years: 'Ben y-Gloe' and 'Ben y'Gloe'. It was renumbered as 54397 by BR.


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HR 1 'Ben y-Gloe' ready to pull the "Cinematograph Special" from Dingwall to Skye

ROSS: Dingwall

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This photograph shows HR 1 with a cine-camera attached to it's buffer-beam to record its trip between Dingwall and Kyle of Lochalsh. <br /> <br /> HR 1 'Ben-y-Gloe' was one of the 'Small Bens' class. It was built by Dubs & Co. of Glasgow and began service in July 1898. It was renumbered as 14397 by the LMS and it continued in service until it was withdrawn in February 1949. It was originally built with the 'Ben Nevis' but this was changed shortly after. Its name was spelt in different ways through the years: 'Ben y-Gloe' and 'Ben y'Gloe'. It was renumbered as 54397 by BR. <br /> <br /> <br /> This image may be available to purchase.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href="mailto: photographic.archive@highlifehighland.com">Highland Photographic Archive</a><br />