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HR 29 'Dalcross Castle' at Perth
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PC_HRS_LOCOMOTIVES_006_208
PLACENAME
Perth
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
PERTH
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
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25676
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railway locomotives
Highland Railway locomotives
Highland Railway Society
HRS
HR 29 'Dalcross Castle' at Perth

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 All passed into LMS ownership and all had been withdrawn before nationalisation in 1948.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 HR 29 'Dalcross Castle' at Perth. It was originally numbered 43 but this was changed shortly after it was put into service. It was numbered 14690 by the LMS and continued in service until being withdrawn in April 1947.

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HR 29 'Dalcross Castle' at Perth

PERTH

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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 All passed into LMS ownership and all had been withdrawn before nationalisation in 1948.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 HR 29 'Dalcross Castle' at Perth. It was originally numbered 43 but this was changed shortly after it was put into service. It was numbered 14690 by the LMS and continued in service until being withdrawn in April 1947.