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14403 1937-08-05 Inverness MPD

14403 1937-08-05 Inverness MPD

Ex-Highland Railway P. Drummond 'Small Ben' (LMS '2P') class 4-4-0 No. 14403 'Ben Attow'. Built by Dubs & Co. of Glasgow in February 1899 as HR No. 7 and withdrawn in February 1949 still as LMS No. 14403.

Sitting on the turntable in front of the lovely half roundhouse at Inverness MPD in August 1937 is 'Ben Attow'. Most of these twenty Peter Drummond designed locomotives had long lives, some achieving over 50 years in service. Ben Attow is Scottish gaelic for 'Long Mountain', it rises to 3,386 feet on the border of Inverness-shire and Ross-shire.

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