SD0896 : "Bonnie Dundee" engine

taken 5 years ago, near to Ravenglass, Cumbria, Great Britain

"Bonnie Dundee" engine
"Bonnie Dundee" engine
A non-operational engine on the La'al Ratty railway, on display between the two platforms. It/she was built in 1900 in Stoke-on-Trent, originally to work in Dundee gasworks. It operated there until the late 1950s, at which point it was pensioned off and due to be scrapped. A railway benefactor from Arbroath put a stop to that, restored the engine, and donated it to the Ravenglass railway, where it's now a permanent part of the museum exhibits.
Ravenglass to Eskdale Railway

A steam preservation railway, originally build as a narrow gauge mineral line in 1875 to export Iron ore from the Esk valley via the port of Ravenglass. Locally known as La'al Ratty. The terminal stations are Ravenglass SD0896 : Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Station, Ravenglass. & SD0896 : Ravenglass Station, Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway and Dalegarth NY1700 : Dalegarth Station & NY1700 : Dalegarth Station, Eskdale (at the village of Boot) Website: LinkExternal link where a full timetable and history are available.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 3 September, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 23 September, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Sport, Leisure  Railways  Derelict, Disused 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Locomotive 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 0858 9651 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:21.3536N 3:24.4923W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 0859 9648
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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