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TITLE
HR 21 'Forres' with large snowplough
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_LOCOMOTIVES_001_050
PLACENAME
unidentified
CREATOR
F Moore
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
24557
KEYWORDS
railway locomotives
Highland Railway locomotives
Highland Railway Society
HRS
HR 21 'Forres' with large snowplough

A photograph of HR 21 'Forres' with a large snowplough.

This locomotive was built for the Inverness & Aberdeen Junction Railway by Sharp Stewart in August 1863. It was one of ten engines in the '18' class and had a 2-4-0 wheel arrangement. It passed to the newly-formed Highland Railway in 1865. On 4 January 1901 the engine's boiler exploded while it was on an early morning goods train near Fochabers, killing the brakeman and injuring the driver and fireman. The HR had it rebuilt with new cylinders in April 1874 and again ten years later. It was given a new number, 39, in August 1902, before being withdrawn in July 1909.

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HR 21 'Forres' with large snowplough

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Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Locomotives 1 (pre-1870 classes)

A photograph of HR 21 'Forres' with a large snowplough.<br /> <br /> This locomotive was built for the Inverness & Aberdeen Junction Railway by Sharp Stewart in August 1863. It was one of ten engines in the '18' class and had a 2-4-0 wheel arrangement. It passed to the newly-formed Highland Railway in 1865. On 4 January 1901 the engine's boiler exploded while it was on an early morning goods train near Fochabers, killing the brakeman and injuring the driver and fireman. The HR had it rebuilt with new cylinders in April 1874 and again ten years later. It was given a new number, 39, in August 1902, before being withdrawn in July 1909.