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TITLE
BR 57956 on the turntable at Inverness with 57591 in the background, April 1951
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_LOCOMOTIVES_009_625
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
24 April 1951
PERIOD
1950s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
26061
KEYWORDS
railway locomotives
Highland Railway locomotives
BR 57956 on the turntable at Inverness with 57591 in the background, April 1951

In 1918 the Highland Railway took delivery of four 4-6-0 tender locomotives. These were essentially an updated version of the Jones 'Big Goods' class of 1894. A further batch of four was delivered the following year. All were built by Hawthorn Leslie in Newcastle upon Tyne. Numbered 75 to 82, they were known collectively as the 'Superheated Goods'. All but two of the class lasted into British Rail days.

This photograph shows BR 57956 (previously HR 81) on the turntable at Inverness. It continued in service until being withdrawn in May 1952. BR 57951 (previously HR 76) is just visible in the background.

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BR 57956 on the turntable at Inverness with 57591 in the background, April 1951

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1950s

railway locomotives; Highland Railway locomotives

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Locomotives 5 (Cumming classes)

In 1918 the Highland Railway took delivery of four 4-6-0 tender locomotives. These were essentially an updated version of the Jones 'Big Goods' class of 1894. A further batch of four was delivered the following year. All were built by Hawthorn Leslie in Newcastle upon Tyne. Numbered 75 to 82, they were known collectively as the 'Superheated Goods'. All but two of the class lasted into British Rail days.<br /> <br /> This photograph shows BR 57956 (previously HR 81) on the turntable at Inverness. It continued in service until being withdrawn in May 1952. BR 57951 (previously HR 76) is just visible in the background.