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HR 57 'Clan Cameron' at Perth shed
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PC_HRS_LOCOMOTIVES_009_690
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Perth
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
PERTH
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Highland Railway Society
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26124
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railway locomotives
Highland Railway locomotives
Highland Railway Society
HRS
HR 57 'Clan Cameron' at Perth shed

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 HR 57 'Clan Cameron' at Perth shed. It was numbered 14769 by the LMS and continued in service until being withdrawn October 1943.

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HR 57 'Clan Cameron' at Perth shed

PERTH

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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 HR 57 'Clan Cameron' at Perth shed. It was numbered 14769 by the LMS and continued in service until being withdrawn October 1943.