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Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

While my colleagues were busy playing crazy golf, I became distracted by this rope hauled people carrier - one of two on site. As you can see, it has ...
Ken Strachan 14/06/2018
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Time for bed, said Zebedee. The Amberley museum Hunslet loco^ and open coaches have come off the main line around the museum, and are about to be ...
Ken Strachan 30/03/2018
The footpath from the station to the Museum is laid on the bed of the siding which connected the former quarry with the main line. View looks towards ...
Ken Strachan 30/03/2018
A steam shunter Jim - but not as we know it. This contraption is an Irish gauge vehicle which was propelled by putting the narrow gauge Guinness ...
Ken Strachan 30/03/2018
This narrow gauge steam engine at Amberley was originally used in the Guinness brewery, and still has a somewhat pie-eyed look. ...
Ken Strachan 30/03/2018
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More than 140 years old, Lewin No.18, dating from 1877, is hauling a goods train at Beamish Open Air Museum on 19th June 2018. This was designed by ...
David Bosher 19/06/2018
Period piece. Balloon car 101 in Sunderland Corporation livery takes time out at Beamish Open Air Museum on a sunny afternoon in November 2013. ...
John Furnevel 07/11/2013
Newcastle Corporation tramcar No.114 at Beamish Open Air Museum, County Durham, on 17th June 2018. This is the sole survivor of 24 A Class trams built ...
David Bosher 17/06/2018
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Kirkcaldy Model Engineering Society has operated a dual gauge (5in and 7 1/4in) railway in the town^s Beveridge Park since 1991, with services every ...
Bill Roberton 08/09/2013
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You can see from this picture that Big Pit Halt is readily visible from the Big Pit mining museum. The branch and halt were built to advertise the ...
Ken Strachan 19/08/2017
^JESSIE,^ a Hunslet 0-6-0ST No. 1837 of 1937, running into the Big Pit Mining Museum station on the Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway on 5th May 2019. ...
Peter Todd 05/05/2019
J94 71515 returning from Big Pit to Furnace Sidings, still under full power, on 13 September 2014. ...
Peter Todd 13/09/2014
Rosyth No 1 heading along the branch towards the Big Pit on 13 September 2014. ...
Peter Todd 13/09/2014
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Looking west at the Castlecary Roman Fort. ...
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Some years ago, maintenance workers discovered that the base of one of the towers of the Clifton Suspension Bridge was hollow. Exploration (requiring ...
John Thorn 13/04/2017
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The narrow gauge railway in the grounds of Colzium House. ...
Rod Crawford 08/04/2018
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Denver & Rio Grande No.483 being serviced on the House of Ross Miniature Railway in 1989.
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Bill Roberton //1989
Diesel Rio Grande No.1982 in passenger service on the miniature railway at the House of Ross, Comrie, in 1989.
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Bill Roberton //1989
The substantial engine shed and turntable of the House of Ross Miniature Railway in 1989. Note the elevated servicing road on the right hand side of ...
Bill Roberton //1989
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A Severn-Lamb steam outline 2-8-0DH works the miniature railway in Craigtoun Country Park near St. Andrews. This forms a 600yd circuit around the ...
Mark Bartlett 24/08/2018
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Between the former Holywood station (to the south) and the former Auldgirth station (to the north) and on the west bank of the River Nith is Ellisland Farm , the farm built by Robert Burns where he farmed and was inspired by the setting. The farm is now a museum. The nearest station is at Dumfries, around six miles to the south.
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This unique rotating boat lift connects the Forth and Clyde Canal and Union Canal.
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View of Footplate off 3007 amd tender 3079 (Built Springburn 1947-48) ...
Colin Harkins 26/08/2007
The very cute miniature railway in George Square, part of Glasgow^s Christmas festivities 2011 ...
Beth Crawford 19/12/2011
Full View of Loco 3007 amd tender 3079 ...
Colin Harkins 26/08/2007
Opposite side of Loco. It will go through extensive conservation before going on display at the new Glasgow Riverside Museum in 2010 ...
Colin Harkins 26/08/2007
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This house was designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife Margaret for Walter Blackie, of the publishers Blackie and Sons.
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This high two arch masonry viaduct carried one of General Wade^s Military Roads over the River Spean, some 1.5 miles downstream of Spean Bridge. The bridge crosses a gorge.
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The impressive Murrayfield Stadium... and that^s just the tram stop! View south east across Roseburn Street on Sunday 12 May, with the stadium itself ...
John Furnevel 12/05/2013
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The station in the Pavilion Gardens at Buxton on 1 April 2013 with steam outline 0-6-0 locomotive Edward Milner bringing the last train of the ...
John McIntyre 01/04/2013
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Peter Pan Moat Brae House is about a third of a mile to the west of Dumfries station.
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Narrow gauge 9 ton capacity ^drop-bottom^ mine cars on display at Prestongrange Industrial Heritage Museum, East Lothian, in 2005. These are the ...
John Furnevel 07/07/2005
^Please mind your fingers...^ Part of the mechanism of the Whitaker Brothers steam crane on display in the yard at Prestongrange Industrial ...
John Furnevel 19/09/2012
Grant Ritchie 0-4-2ST 536 of 1914 in steam at Prestongrange Mining Museum in 1977. It was withdrawn from Lady Victoria Colliery in Newtongrange.
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Bill Roberton //1977
Ex-Tomatin Distillery Simplex shunting at Prestongrange Museum in 1986.
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Bill Roberton //1986
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The Edinburgh Christmas Market narrow gauge railway features a level crossing complete with hand bell and manually operated gates-very Victorian. ...
Charlie Niven 24/11/2019
In Princes Street Gardens East a light railway has been laid to serve Santa^s Train Station. A steam-outline loco heads up a train on 27 December. ...
Bill Roberton 27/12/2016
A steam-outline locomotive draws its train round the narrow gauge circuit of the Christmas Fair in Princes Street Gardens East on 28th November 2017. ...
Bill Roberton 28/11/2017
Princes Street Gardens on 23rd December 2017, and a novelty steam train trundling around as part of the Christmas market with Santa Claus driving. To ...
Alan Cormack 23/12/2017
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This museum is in the west of Glasgow not far from Partick station.
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Sou^West on top at the Riverside Museum. The footplate of Caledonian Single No 123 is below. ...
John Yellowlees 15/04/2016
Class 397 TPE EMU cab on display in the Riverside Museum, Glasgow in January 2020. ...
John Yellowlees 23/01/2020
Front entrance of the new Riverside Museum on 11 June 2011 - see news item. ...
John Yellowlees 11/06/2011
HR 4-6-0 ^Jones Goods^ No.103 stuffed and mounted in the Glasgow Riverside Museum in August 2015, with G&SWR 0-6-0T No.9 looking down from the first ...
John McIntyre 02/08/2015
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The Aberdeen MRC layout ^City of Tiers^ seen at Model Rail, Glasgow. ...
John Yellowlees 23/02/2019
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A series of trenches dug by soldiers in 1763 can be seen on the west side of the line between the former Gorton [WHR] station and Abhainn Duibhe Viaduct, to the north.
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This cottage, the Grade II listed National Trust , was located by the Wylam Waggonway, running from Wylam Colliery to the River Tyne on the south side of the cottage. George Stephenson was born here in 1781 and grew up by the waggonway.
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The trackbed of the 1748 Wylam Waggonway looking east towards Newcastle on 8 May 2006. Behind the trees on the right is the River Tyne, while on the ...
John Furnevel 08/05/2006
View west by Stephenson^s Cottage, looking to Wylam. ...
Ewan Crawford 09/11/2003
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This is a folly above the Black Linn Falls of the River Braan. The folly was originally built by John Murray, the 3rd Duke of Atholl, in 1758. It was rebuilt grandly as a hall of mirrors reflecting the falls in 1783 as a memorial to the blind bard Ossian. The folly is in the care of the National Trust for Scotland. A pleasant woodland walk approaches the site from a car park and the echo ...

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Prince Charles Edward Stuart left Scotland from the shore of Loch nan Uamh in 1746 after the unsuccessful Jacobite uprising. The The Prince's Cairn was built in 1956 by the 1745 Association. 1745 Association
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The Battle of Killiecrankie, 1689, took place north of the former station and on the north/east side of the line. A Jacobite army under John Graham, Viscount Dundee, defeated General Hugh Mackay^s army, fighting for William of Orange. Graham died in the battle and the Jacobite army was itself later defeated itself at Dunkeld.
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The former Tram Inn station building (now used as part of Mill Garage) and signal box on the ex-GWR line between Hereford and Abergavenny.
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John McIntyre 18/11/2008
Looking east across the level crossing at Tram Inn on 18 November 2008, with the station and signal box on the left and the old Tram Inn itself ...
John McIntyre 18/11/2008
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China clay is sticky stuff, so tilting the load bed is probably quite a good way to persuade it to leave the wagon as required. One of many exhibits ...
Ken Strachan 28/11/2014
A group of Branch Line Society members inspecting a traditional china clay ^hood^ at Wheal Martyn museum, St Austell, on 28 November 2014. The ...
Ken Strachan 28/11/2014
Oh dear, the rats have been at the timbers again. A collection of wheels for narrow gauge wagons see image 50104 displayed informally at Wheal ...
Ken Strachan 28/11/2014
Smaller than the average box - it may be surrounded by distinctly out-of-period accessories, but this box is a rare relic of the Lee Moor Tramway. ...
Ken Strachan 28/11/2014
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