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Plans to build the first steam locomotive in Scotland for more than 60 years are taking shape in the latest sign of a revival of classic railway traction.
(Permalink) Ben Alder Dübs & Co Glasgow Locomotive Works Highland Railway Queens Park Locomotive Works Scottish Railway Preservation Society


Balornock Shed: 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 Withdrawn from operational service in 1953, the former HR locomotive, built by Dubs & Co in 1 ...
David Stewart //1961


Georgemas Junction: Georgemas Junction - Britains furthest north junction. HR 4.4.0 14399 Ben Alder at Thurso platform.
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 03/07/1950


Dawsholm Shed: Drummond ex-HR 'Small Ben' class 4-4-0 no 54398 Ben Alder, introduced in 1898 and the last of the class to be withdrawn in 1953.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 o ...
K A Gray //

Murdoch Paterson was one of the men who helped create a flourishing railway network across the Scottish Highlands. [The anniversary was on the 15th.]
(Permalink) Dingwall and Skye Railway Highland Railway Murdoch Paterson

The collapse of another major holiday travel group has sparked more woe for the Ross-shire hotel trade tonight. [The Highland Hotel is the former Highland Railway Hotel in Strathpeffer.]
(Permalink) Highland Hotel [Strathpeffer] Highland Railway

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