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TITLE
LMS 14767 'Clan Mackinnon' at Perth, May 1928
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_LOCOMOTIVES_009_648
PLACENAME
Perth
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
PERTH
DATE OF IMAGE
15 May 1928
PERIOD
1920s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
26082
KEYWORDS
railway locomotives
Highland Railway locomotives
LMS 14767 'Clan Mackinnon' at Perth, May 1928

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 LMS 14767 'Clan Mackinnon' (formerly HR 55) at Perth in May 1928. It continued in service until being withdrawn in February 1950, making it the only member of the class to survive into British Railways days.

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LMS 14767 'Clan Mackinnon' at Perth, May 1928

PERTH

1920s

railway locomotives; Highland Railway locomotives

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 LMS 14767 'Clan Mackinnon' (formerly HR 55) at Perth in May 1928. It continued in service until being withdrawn in February 1950, making it the only member of the class to survive into British Railways days.