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TITLE
HR 53 'Clan Stewart' at Blair Atholl, 1921 (fitted for oil burning)
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_LOCOMOTIVES_009_699
PLACENAME
Blair Atholl
DISTRICT
Perthshire - Highland
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
PERTH: Blair Atholl
DATE OF IMAGE
1921
PERIOD
1920s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
26132
KEYWORDS
railway locomotives
Highland Railway locomotives
Highland Railway Society
HRS
HR 53 'Clan Stewart' at Blair Atholl, 1921 (fitted for oil burning)

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 53 'Clan Stewart' at Blair Atholl in 1921. It has been fitted to burn oil instead of coal. It was numbered 14765 by the LMS and continued in service until being withdrawn February 1945.

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HR 53 'Clan Stewart' at Blair Atholl, 1921 (fitted for oil burning)

PERTH: Blair Atholl

1920s

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 HR 53 'Clan Stewart' at Blair Atholl in 1921. It has been fitted to burn oil instead of coal. It was numbered 14765 by the LMS and continued in service until being withdrawn February 1945.