Ben Alder to be first steam locomotive built in Scotland for 60 years [Scotsman]

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Drummond ex-HR 'Small Ben' class 4-4-0 no 54398 Ben Alder, introduced in 1898 and the last of the class to be withdrawn in 1953. The locomotive spent many years in storage pending a decision on preservation, including periods at Boat of Garten, Forfar and Dawsholm, where it is seen here prior to its eventual disposal through Motherwell Machinery & Scrap, Wishaw, in May 1966.
Location: Dawsholm Shed
Company: Glasgow Central Railway
// K A Gray
Georgemas Junction - Britains furthest north junction. HR 4.4.0 14399 Ben Alder at Thurso platform.
Location: Georgemas Junction
Company: Sutherland and Caithness Railway
03/07/1950 G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow
Drummond Small Ben 4-4-0 no 54398 Ben Alder in sidings alongside Balornock Shed around 1961. Withdrawn from operational service in 1953, the former HR locomotive, built by Dubs & Co in 1898, was stored in a number of locations, pending possible preservation, before finally being cut up at MMS Wishaw in May 1966.
Location: Balornock Shed
Company: Garnkirk and Glasgow Railway
//1961 David Stewart

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