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TITLE
LMS 15307 piloting 14690 'Dalcross Castle' on train ascending Struan Bank, September 1932
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_TRAINS_004_683
PLACENAME
Struan
DISTRICT
Perthshire - Highland
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
PERTH: Blair Atholl
DATE OF IMAGE
September 1932
PERIOD
1930s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
28653
KEYWORDS
locomotives
Highland Railway Society
HRS
trains
LMS 15307 piloting 14690 'Dalcross Castle' on train ascending Struan Bank, September 1932

LMS 15307 piloting 14690 'Dalcross Castle' ascending Struan Bank on a passenger train in September 1932.

15307 (formerly HR 44) was one of the second batch of 0-6-4 tank engines built for the Highland Railway to perform banking duties (assisting other locomotives to pull trains up steep inclines). It was built by the North British Locomotive Co in Glasgow and delivered in April 1912. It continued in service until being withdrawn in November 1934.

14690 (formerly HR 29) was part of the second batch of 'Castle' class 4-6-0 express passenger locomotive designed for the Highland railway. It was built by the North British Locomotive Co and delivered in 1913. It continued in service until being withdrawn in April 1947.

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LMS 15307 piloting 14690 'Dalcross Castle' on train ascending Struan Bank, September 1932

PERTH: Blair Atholl

1930s

locomotives; Highland Railway Society; HRS; trains

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Trains 2 (1923-1947)

LMS 15307 piloting 14690 'Dalcross Castle' ascending Struan Bank on a passenger train in September 1932.<br /> <br /> 15307 (formerly HR 44) was one of the second batch of 0-6-4 tank engines built for the Highland Railway to perform banking duties (assisting other locomotives to pull trains up steep inclines). It was built by the North British Locomotive Co in Glasgow and delivered in April 1912. It continued in service until being withdrawn in November 1934.<br /> <br /> 14690 (formerly HR 29) was part of the second batch of 'Castle' class 4-6-0 express passenger locomotive designed for the Highland railway. It was built by the North British Locomotive Co and delivered in 1913. It continued in service until being withdrawn in April 1947.