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TITLE
LMS 14271 'Sir George' at Inverness, May 1928
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_LOCOMOTIVES_001_380
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
May 1928
PERIOD
1920s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
24844
KEYWORDS
railway locomotives
Highland Railway locomotives
Highland Railway Society
HRS
LMS 14271 'Sir George' at Inverness, May 1928

The 'Strath' class of 4-4-0 passenger locomotives were built for the Highland Railway by Neilson Reid & Co. of Glasgow in 1892. They were built to the design of David Jones, the company's locomotive superintendent, and were similar in design to his other locomotives, with the exception of having larger boilers. The twelve locomotives were numbered 89 to 100 and six of them passed into LMS ownership in 1923.

This photograph shows LMS 14271 'Sir George' at Inverness in May 1928. On completion for the Highland Railway it carried the number 89 and was renumbered on four occasions: to 89A in May 1918; to 89 in September 1919; to 89A in November 1919 and then 89 again in August 1922. It was one of the class to pass into LMS ownership and was numbered 14271 by the new company. It was withdrawn from service in August 1930.

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LMS 14271 'Sir George' at Inverness, May 1928

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1920s

railway locomotives; Highland Railway locomotives; Highland Railway Society; HRS

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Locomotives 2 (Jones classes)

The 'Strath' class of 4-4-0 passenger locomotives were built for the Highland Railway by Neilson Reid & Co. of Glasgow in 1892. They were built to the design of David Jones, the company's locomotive superintendent, and were similar in design to his other locomotives, with the exception of having larger boilers. The twelve locomotives were numbered 89 to 100 and six of them passed into LMS ownership in 1923.<br /> <br /> This photograph shows LMS 14271 'Sir George' at Inverness in May 1928. On completion for the Highland Railway it carried the number 89 and was renumbered on four occasions: to 89A in May 1918; to 89 in September 1919; to 89A in November 1919 and then 89 again in August 1922. It was one of the class to pass into LMS ownership and was numbered 14271 by the new company. It was withdrawn from service in August 1930.