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TITLE
HR 123 'Loch an Dorb' and 30 'Dunvegan Castle' on train leaving Blair Atholl, 1923
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_STATIONS_001_177
PLACENAME
Blair Atholl
DISTRICT
Perthshire - Highland
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
PERTH: Blair Atholl
DATE OF IMAGE
1923
PERIOD
1920s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
26907
KEYWORDS
railway stations
Highland Railway Society
HRS
locomotives
HR 123 'Loch an Dorb' and 30 'Dunvegan Castle' on train leaving Blair Atholl, 1923

This photograph shows HR 123 'Loch an Dorb' and 30 'Dunvegan Castle' leaving Blair Atholl on a southbound train in 1923.

'Loch an Dorb' was one of Highland Railway's Loch class 4-4-0 locomotives. It was built by Dübs & Co. in Glasgow in 1896. It was numbered 14383 by the LMS and continued in service until being withdrawn in December 1934. 'Dunvegan Castle' was the penultimate member of the Highland's Castle class of 4-6-0 locomotives. It was built by the North British Locomotive Co. in 1910. It was numbered 14685 by the LMS and continued in service until being withdrawn in January 1946.


Blair Atholl Station, on the main Perth to Inverness line, was opened in September 1863. For the first few years of its existence the name was spelt Blair Athole. It closed to goods services in November 1966 but is still a station stop for regular passenger services.

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HR 123 'Loch an Dorb' and 30 'Dunvegan Castle' on train leaving Blair Atholl, 1923

PERTH: Blair Atholl

1920s

railway stations; Highland Railway Society; HRS; locomotives

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Stations

This photograph shows HR 123 'Loch an Dorb' and 30 'Dunvegan Castle' leaving Blair Atholl on a southbound train in 1923.<br /> <br /> 'Loch an Dorb' was one of Highland Railway's Loch class 4-4-0 locomotives. It was built by Dübs & Co. in Glasgow in 1896. It was numbered 14383 by the LMS and continued in service until being withdrawn in December 1934. 'Dunvegan Castle' was the penultimate member of the Highland's Castle class of 4-6-0 locomotives. It was built by the North British Locomotive Co. in 1910. It was numbered 14685 by the LMS and continued in service until being withdrawn in January 1946.<br /> <br /> <br /> Blair Atholl Station, on the main Perth to Inverness line, was opened in September 1863. For the first few years of its existence the name was spelt Blair Athole. It closed to goods services in November 1966 but is still a station stop for regular passenger services.