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TITLE
HR 103 on a special at Dunkeld, November 1959
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_TRAINS_001_194
PLACENAME
Dunkeld
DISTRICT
Perthshire - Highland
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
PERTH: Dunkeld and Dowally
DATE OF IMAGE
21 November 1959
PERIOD
1950s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
28228
KEYWORDS
locomotives
trains
HR 103 on a special at Dunkeld, November 1959

HR 103 on a special at Dunkeld in November 1959.

103 was the first member of the Highland Railway's 'Big Goods Class' of 4-6-0 locomotive. It was built in 1894. After being withdrawn from service in 1934 (having been renumbered 17916 after the grouping) it was restored to its original appearance and condition by the LMS. In 1959 it was returned to full working order by British Railways and spent some time pulling special rail enthusiasts tours. It is the only surviving HR locomotive and can be seen in The Riverside museum in Glasgow.

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HR 103 on a special at Dunkeld, November 1959

PERTH: Dunkeld and Dowally

1950s

locomotives; trains

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Trains 3 (1948 to the present day)

HR 103 on a special at Dunkeld in November 1959.<br /> <br /> 103 was the first member of the Highland Railway's 'Big Goods Class' of 4-6-0 locomotive. It was built in 1894. After being withdrawn from service in 1934 (having been renumbered 17916 after the grouping) it was restored to its original appearance and condition by the LMS. In 1959 it was returned to full working order by British Railways and spent some time pulling special rail enthusiasts tours. It is the only surviving HR locomotive and can be seen in The Riverside museum in Glasgow.