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TITLE
BR 54767 'Clan Mackinnon' on the turntable at Inverness, June 1949
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_LOCOMOTIVES_009_639
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
14 June 1949
PERIOD
1940s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
26074
KEYWORDS
railway locomotives
Highland Railway locomotives
Highland Railway Society
HRS
BR 54767 'Clan Mackinnon' on the turntable at Inverness, June 1949

The last class of locomotive built for the Highland Railway was the 'Clan' class of 4-6-0 passenger engines. Designed by Christopher Cumming, the first four (numbered 49, 51, 52 & 53) were delivered in 1919 and four more (numbered 54 to 57) were delivered in 1921. Built by Hawthorn Leslie & Co. in Newcastle, all members of the class survived into LMS ownership but only one was still working after the formation of British Railways.

This photograph shows BR 54767 'Clan Mackinnon' (formerly HR 55) on the turntable at Inverness in June 1949. It continued in service until being withdrawn in February of the following year. It was the only member of the class to survive into British Railways days.

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BR 54767 'Clan Mackinnon' on the turntable at Inverness, June 1949

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1940s

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

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Locomotives 5 (Cumming classes)

The last class of locomotive built for the Highland Railway was the 'Clan' class of 4-6-0 passenger engines. Designed by Christopher Cumming, the first four (numbered 49, 51, 52 & 53) were delivered in 1919 and four more (numbered 54 to 57) were delivered in 1921. Built by Hawthorn Leslie & Co. in Newcastle, all members of the class survived into LMS ownership but only one was still working after the formation of British Railways.<br /> <br /> This photograph shows BR 54767 'Clan Mackinnon' (formerly HR 55) on the turntable at Inverness in June 1949. It continued in service until being withdrawn in February of the following year. It was the only member of the class to survive into British Railways days.