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Two monochrome photographs of engine 55051 at Dornoch Station, and monochrome postcard with inscription 'First Passenger Train leaving Dornoch 2nd June 1902', with engine No. HR 56 (Original copies on CD are higher quality).
Picture added on 24 April 2008
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Brilliant looking to build a model based on Dornoch and such photos are invaluable
Added by Alasdair W Reid on 29 September 2009
What an evocative photograph
Added by Alasdair Reid on 31 July 2010
Date is probably 1949 to 1951 as the locomotive carries 'BRITISH RAILWAYS' on its tank side. Before BR introduced logos.

Many thanks for your comment regarding the date which relates to the shown image of engine 55051 and will include the other image of 55051 mentioned above. The inaccuracy of date arises from the postcard described above which shows the first passenger train in 1902 but currently cannot be viewed. I will amend the date to 1950 as it is correct for the image shown - Administrator
Added by Martin Bodman on 30 May 2011
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'Railway Time' pocket watchRailway incident 11 July 1912Barbara (Ross) Fraser carrying fish at the MoundPrecarious bus loading operation at Lairg StationCrossing Keeper's house Station Road DornochFramed photograph engine & wagon in Dornoch sidingFramed photograph of engine in Dornoch sidingsBroken engine axle delayed Dornoch Train 1916John Player and Sons, Nottingham Delivery SlipBritish Rail Express Parcels Delivery sheets 1980