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TITLE
BR 55051 at The Mound, en route to Dornoch, April 1952
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_LOCOMOTIVES_008_357
PLACENAME
The Mound
DATE OF IMAGE
23 April 1952
PERIOD
1950s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
25819
KEYWORDS
railway locomotives
Highland Railway locomotives
BR 55051 at The Mound, en route to Dornoch, April 1952

In 1905/06 the Highland Railway built four 0-4-4 tank engines to work on its various small branch lines. Numbered 25, 40, 45 and 46, they were the last locomotives to be built at the company's Lochgorm works in Inverness. Two of the class survived well into the days of British Railways.

This photograph shows BR 55051 (previously HR 25 'Strathpeffer') at The Mound, en route to Dornoch in April 1952. It continued in service until eventually being withdrawn in August 1956.

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BR 55051 at The Mound, en route to Dornoch, April 1952

1950s

railway locomotives; Highland Railway locomotives

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Locomotives 3 (Drummond classes)

In 1905/06 the Highland Railway built four 0-4-4 tank engines to work on its various small branch lines. Numbered 25, 40, 45 and 46, they were the last locomotives to be built at the company's Lochgorm works in Inverness. Two of the class survived well into the days of British Railways.<br /> <br /> This photograph shows BR 55051 (previously HR 25 'Strathpeffer') at The Mound, en route to Dornoch in April 1952. It continued in service until eventually being withdrawn in August 1956.