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TITLE
LMS 14690 'Dalcross Castle' at Tain, September 1937
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_LOCOMOTIVES_006_008
PLACENAME
Tain
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Tain
DATE OF IMAGE
9 September 1937
PERIOD
1930s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
25492
KEYWORDS
railway locomotives
Highland Railway locomotives
Highland Railway Society
HRS
LMS 14690 'Dalcross Castle' at Tain, September 1937

A second batch of four of 'Castle' class engines were ordered by the Highland Railway during Frederick Smith's term as locomotive superintendent. They were built by the North British Locomotive Co and delivered in 1913. Numbered 26, 27, 28 and 43 they contained slight modifications from the previous batch. These included longer buffers, larger domes and extended smokeboxes. All passed into LMS ownership and all had been withdrawn before nationalisation in 1948.

This photograph shows LMS 14690 'Dalcross Castle' (formerly HR 29) at Tain in September 1937. It was withdrawn from service in April 1947.

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LMS 14690 'Dalcross Castle' at Tain, September 1937

ROSS: Tain

1930s

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

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Locomotives 4 (Smith classes)

A second batch of four of 'Castle' class engines were ordered by the Highland Railway during Frederick Smith's term as locomotive superintendent. They were built by the North British Locomotive Co and delivered in 1913. Numbered 26, 27, 28 and 43 they contained slight modifications from the previous batch. These included longer buffers, larger domes and extended smokeboxes. All passed into LMS ownership and all had been withdrawn before nationalisation in 1948.<br /> <br /> This photograph shows LMS 14690 'Dalcross Castle' (formerly HR 29) at Tain in September 1937. It was withdrawn from service in April 1947.