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TITLE
HR 113 at Perth shed, July 1926
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_LOCOMOTIVES_001_454
PLACENAME
Perth
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
PERTH
DATE OF IMAGE
30 July 1926
PERIOD
1920s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
24911
KEYWORDS
railway locomotives
Highland Railway locomotives
Highland Railway Society
HRS
HR 113 at Perth shed, July 1926

When the Highland Railway introduced the first of the David Jones-designed 'Big Goods' class in 1894 they were the first locomotives in Britain to have a 4-6-0 wheel arrangement and were also the most powerful mainline engines working in the country. A total of 15 were built by Sharp Stewart & Co. in Glasgow (numbered 103 to 117) and all passed into LMS ownership in 1923. The only surviving Highland Railway locomotive is a member of this class (HR 103) and can be seen in The Riverside museum in Glasgow.

This photograph shows HR 113 at Perth shed in July 1926. It was numbered 17926 by the LMS and withdrawn from service in November 1939.

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HR 113 at Perth shed, July 1926

PERTH

1920s

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

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Locomotives 2 (Jones classes)

When the Highland Railway introduced the first of the David Jones-designed 'Big Goods' class in 1894 they were the first locomotives in Britain to have a 4-6-0 wheel arrangement and were also the most powerful mainline engines working in the country. A total of 15 were built by Sharp Stewart & Co. in Glasgow (numbered 103 to 117) and all passed into LMS ownership in 1923. The only surviving Highland Railway locomotive is a member of this class (HR 103) and can be seen in The Riverside museum in Glasgow.<br /> <br /> This photograph shows HR 113 at Perth shed in July 1926. It was numbered 17926 by the LMS and withdrawn from service in November 1939.