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TITLE
View of Dunkeld, looking north, c1863
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_STATIONS_001_448
PLACENAME
Dunkeld
DISTRICT
Perthshire - Highland
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
PERTH: Dunkeld and Dowally
DATE OF IMAGE
c.1863
PERIOD
c1860s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
27171
KEYWORDS
Highland Railway
HR
railways
View of Dunkeld, looking north, c1863

This photograph shows a view of Dunkeld looking north. It was taken just after Dunkeld became a through station. Note the overall station roof, engine shed, extensive (and full sidings) and the 'policeman's' (an early term for a signalman) box in the left foreground. The amount of washing on clothes lines suggests the photograph was taken on a Monday.

Dunkeld (originally Birnam) was opened on 7 April 1856. 24 kilometres north of Perth it was the temporary terminus for seven years until the line was extended to Pitlochry.

The Perth & Dunkeld Railway obtained its Act of Parliament on 10 July 1854 for a line between Stanley Junction and Birnam, on the opposite side of the Tay to Dunkeld. The station was first served by the Scottish Midland Railway and then the Scottish North Eastern Railway before becoming part of the Highland Railway.

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View of Dunkeld, looking north, c1863

PERTH: Dunkeld and Dowally

c1860s

Highland Railway; HR; railways;

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Stations

This photograph shows a view of Dunkeld looking north. It was taken just after Dunkeld became a through station. Note the overall station roof, engine shed, extensive (and full sidings) and the 'policeman's' (an early term for a signalman) box in the left foreground. The amount of washing on clothes lines suggests the photograph was taken on a Monday. <br /> <br /> Dunkeld (originally Birnam) was opened on 7 April 1856. 24 kilometres north of Perth it was the temporary terminus for seven years until the line was extended to Pitlochry.<br /> <br /> The Perth & Dunkeld Railway obtained its Act of Parliament on 10 July 1854 for a line between Stanley Junction and Birnam, on the opposite side of the Tay to Dunkeld. The station was first served by the Scottish Midland Railway and then the Scottish North Eastern Railway before becoming part of the Highland Railway.