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TITLE
HR 103 on a special at Blair Atholl, 1960
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_TRAINS_001_356
PLACENAME
Blair Atholl
DISTRICT
Perthshire - Highland
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
PERTH: Blair Atholl
DATE OF IMAGE
1960
PERIOD
1960s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
28365
KEYWORDS
locomotives
trains
HR 103 on a special at Blair Atholl, 1960

HR 103 approaching Blair Atholl on a southbound special in 1960.

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 After being withdrawn from service in 1934 (having been renumbered 17916 after the grouping) it was restored to its original appearance and condition by the LMS.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 Blair Atholl, 1960

PERTH: Blair Atholl

1960s

locomotives; trains

Highland Railway Society

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

HR 103 approaching Blair Atholl on a southbound special in 1960.<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 After being withdrawn from service in 1934 (having been renumbered 17916 after the grouping) it was restored to its original appearance and condition by the LMS.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.