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HR 21 'Forres' coupled with 3 other locomotives at Inverness
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PC_HRS_TRAINS_001_382
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
28389
KEYWORDS
locomotives
Highland Railway Society
HRS
trains
HR 21 'Forres' coupled with 3 other locomotives at Inverness

HR 21 'Forres' coupled with 3 other locomotives at Inverness. HR 21 is fitted with a large snowplough.

HR 21 was built for the Inverness & Aberdeen Junction Railway by Sharp Stewart in August 1863. It was one of ten engines in the '18' class and had a 2-4-0 wheel arrangement. It passed to the newly-formed Highland Railway in 1865. On 4 January 1901 the engine's boiler exploded while it was on an early morning goods train near Fochabers, killing the brakeman and injuring the driver and fireman. The HR had it rebuilt with new cylinders in April 1874 and again ten years later. It was given a new number, 39, in August 1902, and was eventually withdrawn in July 1909.

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HR 21 'Forres' coupled with 3 other locomotives at Inverness

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

locomotives; Highland Railway Society; HRS; trains

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Trains 1 (1855-1922)

HR 21 'Forres' coupled with 3 other locomotives at Inverness. HR 21 is fitted with a large snowplough.<br /> <br /> HR 21 was built for the Inverness & Aberdeen Junction Railway by Sharp Stewart in August 1863. It was one of ten engines in the '18' class and had a 2-4-0 wheel arrangement. It passed to the newly-formed Highland Railway in 1865. On 4 January 1901 the engine's boiler exploded while it was on an early morning goods train near Fochabers, killing the brakeman and injuring the driver and fireman. The HR had it rebuilt with new cylinders in April 1874 and again ten years later. It was given a new number, 39, in August 1902, and was eventually withdrawn in July 1909.