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Catalogue of items retained by NBRSG

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Accidents and Disasters

A201 General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5017 Drawing/Diagram Kilconquhar – derailment 30/4/1959 – track layout
5006 Article Coatdyke Accident (19/3/1921) – ‘The Railway Engineer’ Aug.1921
5007 Article Drem Accident (21/9/192?) – ‘The Railway Engineer’ Aug.1921
5008 Article Drumburgh Moss – ‘Buried in the Bog’ – Alan Earnshaw. Silloth Branch derailment 1950 .
5009 Article East Fortune/East Linton Accident (1/11/1906) – Railway Magn.l2/l906.
5010 Article Elliot Junction Accident – other articles on from Railway Magazine, Trains Illustrated and S. L. S. Journal.
5011 Article Elliot Junction, Accident 28/12/06 (3 part article)
5013 Article Hyndland Accident 16/11/1925 Railway Mag. 3/1926
5014 Article Hyndland Glasgow – Accident at, 16/11/1925.
5018 Article Linlithgow – Accident 21/12/1925.
5019 Article Lunan Bay, Montrose Accident (2/9/1958) – Trains Illustrated 4/1959.
5020 Article North Queensferry Tunnel, Accident 7/3/1956
5021 Article Penmanshiel Tunnel Collapse 17/3/79. Aftermath of emergency diversions & re-routing. J Summers
5022 Article Portobello – Derailment of Goods Train, Portobello East Jcn.7/8/1909.
5023 Article St .Margarets Tunnel Accident (14/3/1914) – ‘Railway & Travel Monthly Magazine.’ May-Dec 1914
5024 Article St. Margarets Accident 10/5/1926 Railway Mag. 3/1926
5025 Article St. Margarets Tunnel – Accident 10/5/1926.
5026 Article Tay Bridge Disaster – a Twice Told Tale by J F McEwan
5029 Article Todds Mill – Collision (Bo'ness Branch) – 28/11/1890
5030 Article Wormit Curve, Accident 1955
8251 Booklet Elliot Junction Accident – A5 size bound booklet containing printed copies of correspondence relating to accident and Driver Gourlay.
5003 Cutting/Extract Burntisland Links – derailment of goods train 8/7/1998
5004 Cutting/Extract Castlecary 10/12/1937 Accident. Extract from ‘Scots Magazine’ Dec.1997, – article on accident at
5012 Cutting/Extract Grantshouse Accident. Article from Scotsman Newspaper 8/9/1961) Diesel Loco crash, demolished Goods Shed and Booking Office.
5001 List 19th. Century British Railway Accidents
5005 List Card Summaries of Accidents on NBR 1845-1958

A202 Accident Reports

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5031 Report Avonbridge Slamannan (23/2/1866), – Board of Trade Official Accident Report (printed)
5032 Report Bathgate (18/1/1866) – Board of Trade Official Accident Report (printed)
5033 Report Burnmouth (25/l/1890) – Board of Trade Official Accident Report (printed)
5034 Report Carcroft (Doncaster) Derailment – 31/10/1945, Accident Report – MOT
5035 Report Castlecary – 2/9/1960, Accident Report – MOT
5036 Report Cowlairs (8/6/1923) – Board of Trade Official Accident Report (printed)
5037 Report Dalkeith (14/12/1868) – Board of Trade Official Accident Report (printed)
5038 Report Elliot Junction Accident (28/12/1906). Typed BoT Report by Major J.W.Pringle on, with booklet of Legal and Parliamentary Correspondence on Driver Gourlay
5039 Report Falahill (3/lO/1899) – Board of Trade Official Accident Report (printed)
5040 Report Galashiels (12/1/1863) – Board of Trade Official Accident Report (printed)
5041 Report Galashiels (19/10/1899) – Board of Trade Official Accident Report (printed)
5043 Report Goswick Derailment – 26/11/1947, Accident Report – MOT
5044 Report Haymarket (20/9/1929) – Board of Trade Official Accident Report (printed)
5045 Report Haymarket (28/7/1924) – Board of Trade Official Accident Report (printed)
5046 Report Hyndland, Glasgow (16/11/1925) – Board of Trade Official Accident Report (printed)
5047 Report Linlithgow (19/12/1925) – Board of Trade Official Accident Report (printed)
5048 Report Linlithgow Accident 21/12/1925 Railway Mag. 4/1926
5049 Report Maryhill, Glasgow (20/l/1890) – Board of Trade Official Accident Report (printed)
5050 Report Milngavie Jn Collision – 7/12/1957, Accident Report – MOT
5051 Report Milngavie Junction (27/8/1890) – Board of Trade Official Accident Report (printed)
5052 Report Piershill Junction (7/8/l929) – Board of Trade Official Accident Report (printed)
5053 Report Polmont East Collision – 5/2/1962, Accident Report – MOT
5054 Report Port Dundas (18/9/1929) – Board of Trade Official Accident Report (printed)
5055 Report Queen Street High Level Collision – 14/11/1951, Accident Report – MOT
5056 Report Riccarton Junction (9/1/1866) – Board of Trade Official Accident Report (printed)
5057 Report Riddings (20/l0/1868) – Board of Trade Official Accident Report (printed)
5819 Article Operations. Article (Steam World 9/1997) ‘Carlisle and the 1948 Flood’ damage to Waverley and East Coast Lines.
5058 Report St. Boswells (6/ll/1868) – Board of Trade Official Accident Report (printed)
5059 Report St. Margarets (27/7/1929) – Board of Trade Official Accident Report (printed)
5060 Report Stobcross Collision – 9/6/1951 – Accident Report – MOT
5061 Report Waverley (21/9/1929) – Board of Trade Official Accident Report (printed)
6797 Report Derailment near Polmont 30 July 1984 Accident Report – DoT
8365 Report Accident at Marchmont, Berwickshire 10 Sep 1881 – BOT Report

A203 Disaster – Tay Bridge

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5093 Article Tay Bridge. Article by Bill Dow (Backtrack Magn.Qt.1991) ‘Sir Thomas Bouch — Hero or Villain ?’.
5094 Article Tay Bridge. Article (Scots Magn.Dec.1989) by Bill Dow – ‘Destined for Disaster’. Story of fall old bridge, several photographs.
5095 Article Tay Bridge. Three part article (Rly. World Jan,Feb,Mar.1970) by G.W.Spink. ‘The Rise & Fall of the Tay Bridge’.
8430 Booklet History of the Newport Club – booklet
5092 Correspondence Tay Bridge Disaster – Letter by Observer, Morning Following Fall of Bridge.

A204 Disaster – Other

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5819 Article Operations. Article (Steam World 9/1997) "Carlisle and the 1948 Flood" damage to Waverley and East Coast Lines.

Accounting & Finance

A102 Shareholders Reports

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
8429 Company Document NBR annual reports for 1914, 1915 & 1916
5115 Report NBR Directors Annual and Half-Yearly Shareholders Report No. 148 – Feb. 1923.
5116 Report NBR Directors Annual and Half-Yearly Shareholders Report No. 148 – Feb. 1923.
5117 Report NBR Directors Annual and Half-Yearly Shareholders Report No. 114 – March 1901.
5118 Report NBR Directors Annual and Half-Yearly Shareholders Report No. 129 – Sept 1908.
5119 Report NBR Directors Annual and Half-Yearly Shareholders Report No. 145 – Feb. 1920.
5120 Report NBR Directors Annual and Half-Yearly Shareholders Report No. 45 – Sept 1866.

A103 Company Information 5518

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5518 Article LNER Coats of Arms of Constituent Companies – Railway Magazine 2/1923
5529 Article The Big Four of the New Railway Era. Constituent Companies, Mileages, Officers.
5413 Cutting/Extract Constituent Companies. Extract from Bradshaws Directory of Railways 1868 – Guide to Constituent Companies with details.
5421 List NBR Constituent Companies. Listing of Companies, dates of Incorporation, Titles, take-over dates etc.,

Architecture

A301 General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
8353 Cutting/Extract Photocopies of articles relating to modelling NBR stations and structures, including: Eyemouth, Polton, WHR, Crianlarich, Wansbeck Valey, Kelty, Inverkeithing SB, Hardengreen Jcn SB, Lochgelly, Innerleithen, Platelayers Huts, St Monance overbridge, Cupar warehouse & coal drops, etc.

A302 Buildings

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5742 Article A Novelty in Railway Station Architecture – Melrose Station Roof.
6901 Drawing/Diagram Drawing of typical NBR goods shed based on Sinclairtown drawings in SRO

Carriages

C101 General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
8377 Article The NBR’s Carriage Cleaning Arrangements by Tom Moffat (1911)
8413 Cutting/Extract NBR Carriage drawings – 14 drawings extracted from various magazines
6887 Folder Folder containing mostly NBR coach and wagon drawings extracted from magazines
7458 Folder/Binder Passenger stock information in ring binder containing drawings, articles and photographs from the collection of Stuart Rankin
7459 Photograph Grounded carriage bodies – colour photographs in wallet from the collection of Stuart Rankin

C102 Pre-Drummond period 4 wheeled

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5069 Cutting/Extract E & GR 4th Class carriages & 4/1865 timetable (Murray’s

C108 Dining Carriages

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5072 Article Short Article. New Steel Dining Carriages, NBR (photo)

C111 ex-GNR/NER/MSLR etc vehicles

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
6736 Drawing/Diagram GNR 8 Wheel Brake 3rd Coach

C112 LNER period vehicles

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
6731 Drawing/Diagram LNER 61'6" 1st & 3rd Composite Corridor Coach
6732 Drawing/Diagram LNER 61'6" 3rd Class Corridor Brake Coach
6733 Drawing/Diagram LNER Open 3rd Class main Line Bogie Coach
6734 Drawing/Diagram LNER 61'6" 3rd Class Corridor Coach
6735 Drawing/Diagram LNER 61'6" 1st Class Corridor Coach
5066 List Camping Coaches Available (York to Borders) LNER Typed list. Details – sites & weekly availability.

C113 BR period vehicles

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5067 Article Camping Coaches, Scottish Region by A McRae
5068 List Camping Coaches. Tabular Form Listing of Camping Coaches in Scotland 1952-69. (No detailed information, just locations)

C114 Non-passenger carrying vehicles

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
6650 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Corpse Wagon
6679 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Horse Box 20'0" over body. Sheet 2
6706 Drawing/Diagram Covered Dust Wagon for Waverley Station
6707 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Open Fish Wagon 6719
6650 Drawing/Diagram 5 Ton Open Fish Truck
6721 Drawing/Diagram 6 Wheel 5 Ton Covered Fish Van and 7 Ton Fruit & Yeast Van
6739 Drawing/Diagram 6 Wheel 5 Ton Covered Fish Van and 7 Ton Fruit & Yeast Van

C115 Special Purpose & Misc vehicles

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5071 Cutting/Extract Post Office Vehicles. Extract of Scottish Section, book ‘Travelling Post Offices of Great Britain & Ireland’
5070 Photograph Post office vehicles, Mail Bag pick-up apparatus & Nets – Dunbar Crash – 7 photos

C117 Diagram Books

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
6026 Drawing/Diagram Carriage Diagram Book 1920, including stock not reclassed.

Collieries

C201 General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5098 Article Coal Shipments from Scottish Ports 1909/10 – article ex Wemyss Magazine,Vol.2.
5104 Article Easthouse Colliery Branch. Narrow gauge feeder line to Lothian collieries.
5546 Cutting/extract Plashetts Colliery c1900 – Photos. (Newspaper) of tramway wagons, pitmen & ponies.
5099 List Collieries – Listing (hand-written) of all Scottish Collieries (as extracted from 1904 R.C.H. Handbook of Stations, Works, etc.)
5100 List Collieries – Listing (type written) of all Scottish Collieries (as extracted from 1904 R.C.H. Handbook of Stations, Works, etc.)
5102 List Collieries in Fife, Kinross and Clackmannan Counties (Hand-written listing)
5103 List Collieries, NBRSouthern Division. (hand-written listing)
5096 Map/Plan Alloa Coal Company (Map of extent of Alloa Coal Co. Collieries c.1940s.)
5101 Map/Plan Collieries – LNER Map of Central and Southern Districts.
5097 Statistic Coal Industry – Extract of Statistics, (undated) from Scottish Business Directory.

Docks & Harbours

D101 General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5106 Article Extension to Methil Docks – Shipments, map and plan of Docks. F. Stoton.
5109 Article Methil Docks. Descriptive Article on New Dock Facilities.(Mins. of Mech.Eng.Proc.12/11/1912)
5111 Article Railway Ports – Bo-ness Harbour and Dock (plan) F. Stoton.
5112 Article Railway Ports – Burntisland (Map, plan, tonnages etc.,) Tom Moffatt.
5113 Article Railway Ports – Methil Docks, North British Rly.(Plan, shipments etc.) F.Stoton.
5108 Company Document Leven and Methil Docks. Printed Document of Royal Assent for NBR powers, bye-laws and pilotage rates.
8447 Company Document Ports Owned & Served by the LNER (Scottish Area) 1936
8448 Company Document Maps to Accompany LNER Ports Owned & Served by the LNER (Scottish Area) 1936
8449 Company Document Ports Owned & Served by the LMS (Scottish Area) 1932
5110 List Ports. (NBR) Details of Tonnages and Goods handled 1894.(Extract from 1894 Shipping World Year Book). Hand-written list.
5107 Map/Plan Leith Docks & Harbour – reproduction map – no text
8459 Map/Plan Maps to Accompany LMS Ports Owned & Served by the LMS (Scottish Area) 1932
5114 Photograph Silloth Docks, undated Post Card, probably c1920 (No clear details)

Early Wagonways, Railways & Canals

E302 Wagonways

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5125 Cutting/Extract Early Scottish Wagonways – Review of book by G Dott

E304 Early Railways

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5134 Article Scottish Canal Railways (Drumpellar & Grangemouth) by J F McEwan
5337 Article More Early Scottish Railways. by I D O Frew.

Engineering – Civil

E102 Permanent Way & Gradients

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5075 Article Some famous Scottish Inclines. (I/c Cowlairs & Scotland St.)
6007 List Single Lines of Railway, NBR Hand-written List, copied from Official List in Scottish Records Office.
6477 Map/Plan NBR – Plan of Elgin crossing – 26 August 1872

E103 Bridges – Forth

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5076 Article Article ‘Railtrack Must Improve Forth Bridge Maintenance’
5077 Article Bridging the Firth of Forth. F. Stoton.
5078 Article Forth Bridge Approaches‘ by David Daviderson. Favourite Photographic locations, both sides of Forth.
5081 Article Forth Bridge strengthing floor, Railway Magazine 2/1923 – Pertinent Paragraphs,
5082 Article Forth Bridge. Article-(Railway Engineer 4/1922) brief description and drawings.
5083 Article Forth Bridge. Article – ‘Seventy Five Years Old’ by J.L. Thompson (Railway World 3/1965)
5084 Article Forth Bridge. 30th Anniversary. Article (Railway Engineer 4/1920) .Brief description.
5085 Article Forth Bridge. Article – ‘Spanning the Firth of Forth’ (Railway Wonders of the World,1930s)
5086 Article Forth Bridge. Article – (Rail Magazine No.294/295) on Maintenance and Preservation Work.
5079 Booklet Forth Bridge Centenary 1990. Colour brochure
8053 Cutting/Extract Folder of cuttings re: Waverley route and branches
5381 Map/Plan Forth Bridge Railway Company. Map of extent.
5087 Minute Forth Bridge. Mins..of Inst. Mechanical Engineers Proceedings (undated) on construction. By. W. Vemonn-Harcourt.

E104 Bridges – Tay

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5090 Article Tay Bridge – A link with the First. by A F Cook
6114 Book ‘The New Tay Bridge’ – A course of lectures delivered at the Royal School of Military Engineering by Crawford Barlow – Nov 1888
7312 Booklet Tay Bridge Guide – copy of booklet published at the time of the opening of the new Tay Bridge. Describes the background and the construction in some detail.
7309 Cutting/Extract New Tay Bridge – Copy of two papers and discussion notes (with drawings) from the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, dated 8th May 1888, covering the design and construction of the new Tay Bridge
5091 Report Tay Bridge (Replacement) Mins. of Inst. Engrs. Proceedings 1887/8.Crawford Barlows Report to Institute, with drawings, sketches.

E105 Bridges – Other

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
6789 Cutting/Extract Repair of road bridge at Queen St station – correspondence from JW Greenhill
6605 Drawing/Diagram General drawing of bridge over the river Forth at Alloa
8250 List Border Counties – List of Bridges compiled by GWM Sewell

E106 Tunnels

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
8403 Article The Maintenance & Inspection of Railway Tunnels by J.R. Hinds, LNER – Article from Railway Magazine May 1926

Legal

L401 General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
8036 Collection Collection of various NBR Railway Acts c. 1860s
5298 Company Document Proposed Grouping.- Statement by Directors of all five Scottish Companies Feb.1920 on MOT proposals for extension of Wartime Emergency Powers.
8363 Cutting/Extract Genealogy of the LNER – Extracts relating to NBR, constituent companies and related Acts. 46 Pages.

L402 Agreements

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
8356 Agreement Copy of Agreement between the Scottish Central Railway and the Edinburgh & Glasgow Railway re; Upper Greenhill Passenger traffic dated 20 & 21 April 1863
5300 Minute Dumbarton & Balloch Joint Rly. Minutes of Meeting NBR/CR 20/10/1910 re Joint Administration and Staffing of line.
5301 Minute Grangemouth Dock Extension. Minutes of Agreement NBR/CR on Running Powers c .1916. Printed publication.

L403 Running Powers

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5302 Article Running Powers & Working Arrangements Pt.4 N.E.R. over others, inc. NBR E.M. Bywell.
5303 Article Running Powers & Working Arrangements Pt.8 N.B. over others CR/GSW/NER/LNWR. G&P Jt. F. Stoton.

Liveries

L301 General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5430 Article Liveries. Article (British Railway Modelling Magn.lO/1994) by Nigel Digby. Liveries of Locomotives, Carriages, Wagons (Illustrated)
5432 Article Liveries – Para by Sir Eric Hutchison on colours and Liveries.
5313 Artwork Atlantic Loco & Carriage, & N B Crest. – Coloured Presentation Set.
5431 Cutting/Extract Liveries. Extract from Ernest F. Carter’s Book ‘Britain’s Railways Liveries’ NBR section (unreliable)

L302 Locomotives

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5433 Article Locomotive Livery – J36 ‘Maude’ at 1919 – 22. Gresley Observer No. 36 – 1977
5434 Article NBR liveries c1875 – letter in Railway magazine Jan 1937. Also new LNER liveries in 1929 (With some allocations) – Rly Mag Jan 1930
6400 Drawing/Diagram Bogie passr. engine. cyls 19x26, wheels 6'6 & 3'6 – Painting Diagram
6782 Drawing/Diagram NBR Loco lettering & numbering – sample sheets
8369 Drawing/Diagram CAD colour drawing showing NBR Loco lettering, crest, and lining Locomotive Sheds/Works

Locomotive Sheds/Works

L201 General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5276 Article ‘The Cowlairs Works of the NBR’ (Railway Engineer Dec.9/l922).Description and plan of Engine, Carriage and Wagon Works.
5277 Article A Visit to Polmont – photo article b/w
5279 Article Carlisle Canal, Notes on modernisation.
5281 Article Cowlairs, Glasgow. Article ‘A Running Shed – Its Work & Experience’ by A.E. Lockyer (Railway World Nov.1895) descriptive.
5284 Article N E R Loco Sheds by Ken Hoole. Brief description of sheds. Some N B R
5287 Article St. Margarets Locomotive Depot
5288 Article St. Margarets Works & Shed by C J B Sanderson
5290 Article St. Margarets Works. Photo and description of locomotive N.15/2 No.69128 as stationary boiler. (Steam World 10/1997)
5351 Artwork Sketches by Willie Gilmour of shed scenes at Dunfermline in 1930s (4 off)
5289 Correspondence St. Margarets Works & Shed, by G E Jones & reply by C Sanderson.
5291 Notes Works – NBRLocomotive – Kipps, St. Margarets, Burntisland and Cowlairs. Brief Data Sheets, sketch maps.(Comp. .M.Davis)

L202 Shed Allocations

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
7317 List List of NBR locomotive shed allocations 1923 to 1968 – extract from database compiled by NBRSG member Mr D.I. Watson. (not yet fully complete)

L203 Drawings/Plans

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5295 Drawing/Diagram Shed & Station Diagrams, Hand drawn. not to scale
5405 Map/Plan St. Margarets Shed c1852
5406 Map/Plan St. Margarets Shed c1877

L204 Locomotive Works

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
6042 Article Cowlairs Works – Interview with M.Holmes (Believed to have been presented to Matthew Holmes by RM Editor) 7310
7310 Article Cowlairs Works – Copy of article by A.E. Lockyer published by Edward Arnold in 1892.

Locomotives

L101 General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5141 Article ‘Of Vibrant Steam’ by Charles Meacher. Remembrances of Scottish Steam on the NBR
5142 Article ‘Steam Days at Aberdeen’. by David Anderson. (mainly Caledonian Rly.)
5146 Article ‘When Steam Ruled the West Highland’ by Geoffrey Freeman Allen looks back on days of Glens and K2s.
5151 Article Gartverrie Branch and its Cut-down Locomotives by J. L. Stevenson.
5154 Article List of Names and Numbers of Named NBR Locomotives (Scotts, Glens, Atlantics, J36)
5172 Article Locomotives on Scottish Railways (Types found on all five companies) J. Francis.
5177 Article Misc Notes, W E Boyd – Railway Magazine 6/1923
5196 Article Obsolete and Obsolescent – Oldest locos. extant at 1909, I/c NBR
5200 Article Short Article. Return of 25 NBR 0-6-0 Locos from War Service (Names given)
5201 Article Steam Days at Dundee. by David Anderson. Former NBR and CR Locomotives in BR Days, around district.
5508 Article Cock o' the North – Predecessors to. C Hamilton Ellis
5959 Article Express Passenger Locomotives of the NBR 1865 – 1912. A.K. Bowman.
6786 Article Copies of various SLS Journal articles (1930s-50s) covering numerous NBR locomotive types
8379 Article St Margarets Motor Power Depot – BR Scotland staff magazine article
8380 Article Repairing Locomotives in Scotland – LNER magazine
8382 Article A Succession of Superintendents – First 20 years of the NBR loco department – by Campbell Highet
8412 Article British Steam Locomotive Builders – extract from book by J.W. Lowe, 1975 covering pages relevant to NBR.
8086 Booklet ‘Historic Locomotives and Moving Accidents by Steam and Rail’ by A.R. Bennett (contains 10 colour plates of locomotives, including NBR no.224)
5449 Cutting/Extract NBR Locomotives. Poor photocopies of various locomotives from Railway Press.
8378 Cutting/Extract Extract from ‘The British Steam Railway Locomotive from 1825-1925’ by A.L.Ahrons NBR
8388 Cutting/Extract NBR locomotive photographs – Photocopied extracts from various issues of the Railway magazine. (poor quality)
7253 Data Disk Set of three DVD disks containing scanned images of the Hennigan Collection of NBR locomotive photographs and other items
5228 Drawing/Diagram Drawings – Collection of Skinley Blueprints of 9 NBR Locomotives types in 4mm scale.
6737 Drawing/Diagram GNR 0-6-0 Tender Locomotive No. 1470
6759 Drawing/Diagram Glenomo Drawings File
6862 Drawing/Diagram Inspection seat for front of engine
6886 Folder Folder containing mostly NBR locomotive drawings extracted from magazines
8371 List Article re: Basset-Lowke model of 4-6-0 engine based on NBR Atlantic.
5173 Notes Locomotives, Articles and Notes re several types. (E G R )
5174 Notes Locomotives, Articles and Notes re several types. (LNER)
5175 Notes Locomotives, Articles and Notes re several types. (NBR)
8206 Notes Folder containing comprehensive notes on locomotives of the NBR and its earlier constituents, compiled by E. Craven & others. Includes, NBR, Monkland & constituents, EP&DR & constituents, Wigtownshire Rly (NBR locos sold to), etc.

L102 Design

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5208 Booklet Locomotives. Booklet by E.K. Cameron ‘NBR Passenger Locomotive Development in the Victorian Era’.

L103 Diagram Books

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5223 Drawing/Diagram Locomotive Diagram Book – tracings + 54 small scale sketches – undated (c1903)
5224 Drawing/Diagram Locomotive Diagram Book c1921 – ¼" Scale
6426 Drawing/Diagram NBR Engine Diagram book 1921

L104 Early Period & Absorbed

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5231 Drawing/Diagram Early Locomotives & Fittings – Drawings
6366 Drawing/Diagram Drawing of NBR No. 31 – Hawthorn 0-6-0 (engine only)
6582 Drawing/Diagram Unidentified general arrangement for Neilson 0-6-0 tender engine dated 1867
6584 Drawing/Diagram Beyer Peacock list of engines built for E&GR with order nos & description. (Beyer stock numbers 66, 378, 379 & 380)
6585 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of 1000 gal. Tenders for 2-2-2 engines built for E&GR (Beyer stock no.67)
6586 Drawing/Diagram Cab for Beyer Peacock’s Single Engines
6587 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of first batch of six 2-2-2 passenger engines for E&GR (Beyer Peacock stock no.66)
6588 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of second batch of two 2-2-2 engines for E&GR (Beyer stock no. 378)
6590 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of 2-4-0 engines built for E&GR (Beyer stock no. 379)
6591 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of 2-4-0 engines for E&GR
6592 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of 0-6-0T for Glasgow, Bothwell & Hamilton Ry.
6593 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of 0-6-0T for Glasgow, Bothwell & Hamilton Ry.
6594 Drawing/Diagram Unidentified general arrangement for Neilson 0-4-0 tender engine dated 1866
6596 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of 1000 gal. tender for 2-4-0 engines built for E&GR (Beyer stock no. 377)

L105 Hurst Period

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5197 Article Railway Notes of 1857 – Locos. of various constituents

L106 Wheatley Period

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5250 Article NBR 4-4-0 Locomotive No.224 – The ‘Tay Bridge Diver’. No author given.
6314 Drawing/Diagram Cab end for rebuild of Wheatley’s shunting engine no. 220, cyls 16x24, wheels 4'3"
6869 Drawing/Diagram Cab Arrangement for Wheatley’s Rebuilt Passenger Engine, Cyls 14x24, Wheels 6'1"
6870 Drawing/Diagram General Arrangement of Wheatley’s 16x22 rebuild (2-4-0) to 17x24 cyls. Wheels 6'1" & 4'2
6872 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Cab for Wheatley’s Rebuilt Saddle Tanks, Engines Nos. 430-449
6873 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement for rebuilding of Wheatley’s shunting engine, cyls 16x24, wheels
6874 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Wheatley’s saddle tank engine rebuild – 430-449 Class, cyls 17x24, wheels
6877 Drawing/Diagram Cab End for Rebuild of Engine 220, Wheatley’s Shunting Engine – Cyls 16x24, Wheels 4'3"
6880 Drawing/Diagram Boiler mounting – rebuild of Wheatley’s saddle tank – engine No. 220
6882 Drawing/Diagram Frame patches for engine No. 220 (Wheatley 0-6-0ST)
6883 Drawing/Diagram Saddle tank for engine No. 220 (Wheatley 0-6-0ST)

L107 Drummond Period

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5148 Article Drummond Tank Locos – C Hamilton Ellis (NBR, CR & L&SWR)
6316 Drawing/Diagram Drummond 4-4-0 Express passenger engine 18x26 cyls 3'6" leading 6'6" driving.
6318 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of bogie passenger engine "D" Class, cyls 17x24, wheels 6'6" & 3'6"
6322 Drawing/Diagram General Arrangement of 4-4-0 Passenger Engine as altered in 1877 – provision of new cylinders and feedwater heater removed.
6326 Drawing/Diagram General Arrangement of Drummond Tender
6328 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Steam Brake for 6 Coupled Goods Engines & Tenders (D Class)
6329 Drawing/Diagram Cab for 17x26 goods Engines, Wheels 5'0", D Class, No. 524 (LNER class J34)
6330 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of rebuilt goods engine, cyls 17x26, wheels 5'0"
6332 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of six coupled tank engine, cyls. 15x22, wheels 4'6"
6334 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of tank engine, cyls. 16¾" x 24" (Drummond 0-4-2 tank as built)
6336 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of bogie tank engine, cyls. 16x22, wheels 5'0" & 2'6"
6571 Drawing/Diagram Proposed Drummond 2-4-0 of 1876 – Passenger, 17x24 cyls 4'6" & 6'6" wheels.
6573 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Drummond tender – 2250 gals
6613 Drawing/Diagram Unidentified GA drawing of 0-6-0 goods engine – possibly Drummond (LNER J32)
6892 Photograph Dubs & Co works photograph of ex- GB&HR 0-6-0T acquired by NBR in 1878
6895 Photograph Works photograph of NBR 4-4-0 no 479 ‘Abbotsford’
6896 Photograph Works photograph of NBR 0-6-0 no 463
6897 Photograph Works photograph of NBR 0-6-0 no 500

L108 Holmes Period

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5187 Article North British Pugs, The – LNER Class Y9 0-4-0ST. M Smith Part 1
5188 Article North British Pugs, The – LNER Class Y9 0-4-0ST. M Smith Part 2
5248 Article First Degree Bogie, (Holmes D29 Class) by W Hennigan
5260 Article Un-rebuilt Standard 0-4-0ST Engines (Y9) N B. by W Hennigan
5165 Artwork Locomotive No. 634 (Holmes 633 Class M – Later D31) in original condition
5442 Cutting/Extract Colour photo of preserved No.673 Maude on Birkhill Viaduct, Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway.
5226 Drawing/Diagram Class 592 No. 600, D27 – Drawing – Colour with lettering and Lining.
5232 Drawing/Diagram J36 Drawing (CAD) No. 604 – side elevation
5234 Drawing/Diagram Loco. Drawings (CAD) – Classes 264, 582, 566, 141, 382 & Rb. J33
6337 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Cab & Coal Boxes for Shunting Engines Cyls. 14 x 20, 4'8" wheels
6338 Drawing/Diagram General Arrangement of 0-4-0ST as built (LNER class Y9)
6339 Drawing/Diagram Standard steam brake cock for goods engine, cyls. 17x26, wheels 5'0", rebuild H Class
6341 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of goods engine, cyls 17x26, wheels 5'0"
6344 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of tender – J33 Class
6349 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of bogie engine, cyls 18x26, wheels 7'0" & 3'6"
6350 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of bogie engine, cyls 18x26, wheels 7'0" & 3'6"
6356 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of rebuilt Holmes 0-4-4T bogie pass. tank (reboilered by Reid)
6363 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of rebuild goods engine H Class (J36)
6365 Drawing/Diagram Side Elevation & Plan of 0-6-0 goods engine (J36)
6370 Drawing/Diagram Outline of Rebuilt J36 by CJB Sanderson
6373 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of tender – (Capacity 2500 gals)
6375 Drawing/Diagram Tender for Goods engine No. 656 with New Cenury Engine Co. patent
6376 Drawing/Diagram 2480 Gal. Tender for J36
6377 Drawing/Diagram Sketch of alteration of cab on tender (No. 1438) for 18x26 goods engine No. 746, wheels 5'0".
6378 Drawing/Diagram Tender for 0-6-0 goods engine (J36)
6380 Drawing/Diagram Air brake cylinder for bogie passr. engines.
6388 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of rebuilt bogie passr. engine D31 Class
6389 Drawing/Diagram Standard Piston Rod & Valve Spindle Oil Box J35, J36, D25, D29, D31 & D33
6390 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of tender – 2500 gals for rebuilt bogie passr. engine.
6393 Drawing/Diagram General Arrangement of 0-6-0T (Side Views)
6394 Drawing/Diagram General Arrangement of 0-6-0T as built
6395 Drawing/Diagram General Arrangement of 0-6-0T Reboilered
6403 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of four coupled bogie passr.
5261 Notes Y9 Class – 2 pages of information

L109 Reid Period

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
7321 Artefact Cast metal plate approx 180mm x 140mm with raised engraved elevations of NBR 4-4-2T engine no.102 and 0-6-0 engine no.274
5145 Article ‘Wandering Willie’ by J. M. Craig looks at duties of classes D11, D29 and D30s.
5152 Article Glen 4-4-0s, The, by G J C Reid
5185 Article North British Atlantics – J W Rattray
5192 Article Notes on Glen Class Names (Derivations and Locations) by A G Dunbar
5204 Article The ‘Scott’ Connection – Steam Days
5240 Article ‘Atlantic Swell on The Waverley Route’ by Charles Meacher. Reid Atlantics on the Waverley Route.
5241 Article ‘On Names and D30s’ Article by Percy Main.
5242 Article ‘Talking of St. Johnstoun’ by R.D. Stephen (Trains Illust.12/1955)
5243 Article ‘The North British Railway 4-4-2T’s’ by David Anderson. Brief history of Class with photographs.
5249 Article NBRShunters – J83 & J88 – by W A T Aves
5251 Article NBR Reid 4-4-2T Tanks, by Martin Smith. Story and workings of Class C15 locomotives.
5254 Article Reid Atlantics of the NBR – by R A Hawley
5256 Article Requiem for a Glen by A G Dunbar – Glen Douglas
5257 Article Scott Class Names by A G Dunbar
5255 Cutting/Extract Reid Atlantics – Photo & details. Drawing of Boiler backhead
5443 Cutting/Extract Colour Photograph of J37 on Passenger Train on Leslie viaduct.
5445 Cutting/Extract Loco. No. 35, ‘Glen Gloy’ at Thornton
6408 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement for six coupled side tank engine.
6417 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of rebuild goods engine, cyls 18x26, wheels 5'0". D valves fitted with superheater.
6429 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of four coupled bogie passr. engine – Intermediate, cyls 19x26, wheels 6'0" & 3'6"
6430 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of rebuild of Intermediate 4-4-0 loco.
6431 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of four coupled bogie passr.engine – Intermediate, cyls 19x26, wheels 6'0" & 3'6"
6443 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of four coupled bogie passr. engine
6444 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of C11 Class engine, cyls 21x28, wheels 6'9", fitted with superheater
6445 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement for Atlantic
6448 Drawing/Diagram Reid ‘Atlantic’ 4-4-2. G.A. Drawing. 20x28 cyl. 3'6", 6'9" & 4'3" wheels.
6452 Drawing/Diagram Front, transverse & firebox views of 4 coupled Passr. 20x28 cyl. 6'9" DW.
6462 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of tender for Atlantic
6463 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement for Atlantic
6467 Drawing/Diagram Rear & Transverse view of ‘Atlantic’
6469 Drawing/Diagram G. A. Drawing of N.B.L. Co. ‘Atlantic’ of 1921. Also applies to other rebuilt superheated locos.
6478 Drawing/Diagram 0-4-4 type passenger tank engine, cyls 18x26, tank 1345 gals.
6480 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of 0-6-2 tank engine (LNER class N14)
6488 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of 4-4-0 tender engine. (LNER class D29)
6499 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of tender for 4-4-0 locomotive (LNER class D29).
6502 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement 0-6-2 tank engine (N15)
6503 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of 0-6-2 Tank engine (LNER class N15)
6504 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement for 0-6-2 type side tank engine, cyls 18x26, wheels 4'6" & 3'9"
6505 Drawing/Diagram Cross section for 0-6-2 type side tank engine, cyls 18x26, wheels 4'6" & 3'9"
6506 Drawing/Diagram Reid 0-6-2T Shunting, steam brake, 18x26 cyl., 4'6" & 3'9" wheels
6516 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of 4-4-2 tank engine (LNER class C15)
6517 Drawing/Diagram Rebuild of Reid 4-4-2T Saturated Tank, with Chalmers chimney.
6532 Drawing/Diagram 4-4-0 locomotive (LNER class D30) – Arrangement of tender – 4235 gals
6537 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of bogie passr. engine, intermediate class, fitted with Robinson superheater, cyls 20x26, wheels 6'0 & 3'6 – D34
6547 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of goods engine fitted with superheater, cyls 19½x26, wheels 5'0
6549 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of 0-6-0 goods engine (LNER class J37).
6550 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of 0-6-0 goods engine fitted with superheater, cyls 19x26, wheels 5'0" (LNER class J37)
6557 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of tender for goods engines, cyls 19x26, wheels 5'0"
6562 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of tender for 0-6-0 goods locomotive (LNER class J37)
6563 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of boiler for LNER class C16
6566 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of 4-4-2 passr. tank engine, cyls 19x26, wheels 5'9", fitted with superheater (LNER class C16)
6568 Drawing/Diagram End views & Transverse sections for 4-4-2 tank engine (LNER class C16)
6577 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of proposed six coupled bogie passr. engines, cyls 19½x26, wheels 6'6" & 3'6"
6580 Drawing/Diagram Proposed arrangement of six coupled side tank shunting engine, cyls 18x26, wheels 4'6"
6902 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement drawing of tender for ‘Atlantic’ locomotives
8355 Magazine Copy of ‘Locomotives Illustrated’ no. 96: Reid North British 4-4-0s
5259 Notes Story of the Three Fours. NBR 4-4-2T No. 444, Class C16
6890 Photograph Works photograph of NBR 0-6-2T loco no. 396
6891 Photograph Works photograph of NBR 4-4-2T loco no. 452

L110 Chalmers Period

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5247 Article Driven by a Dorman – Kelso Petrol Shunter No. 1
5253 Article New Petrol Shunting Locomotive at Kelso. Short Article and Photo
6569 Drawing/Diagram Proposed arrangement of cab for 8 ton, 40 HP petrol or paraffin shunting locomotive.

L111 Post-Grouping/BR Period

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5258 Article Scottish D11 Class Names, derivations, by A G Dunbar
5517 Article LNER Class K4 Moguls for the West Highland Ry.
5522 Article Named Locomotives of LNER, Former NBR & Scottish Directors (D11). Railway Mag. 3 & 4/1926
5524 Article Sentinel Cammell Coach ‘Phenomena’
5525 Article Sentinel Railcars – Part 1 by I. C. Coleford (Martin Smith) Drawings, Photographs, Descriptions, Allocations.
5526 Article Sentinel Railcars – Part 2 by I. C. Coleford. Drawings, Photographs, Descriptions, Allocations
5530 Article West Highland K4 Moguls 1937 – 1957 by Alan J S Paterson
5821 Article Working of the ‘Shires’ (D49s) when new in Scotland – Gresley Observer No. 69 1977
6785 Article Gresley’s Class D49 4-4-0s The ‘Shires’ and ‘Hunts’
5501 Cutting/Extract B.R. Locomotives. Collection of poor photocopies of articles, photographs etc., from Railway Press.
6603 Drawing/Diagram Boiler inspection doors, NBR & GNSR classes
6623 Drawing/Diagram Table of engine hammer blow values for a variety of NBR engines
6624 Drawing/Diagram Sectional elevation and sectional plan of LNER 2-8-2 three cylinder express passenger engine.
6625 Drawing/Diagram LNER Class B17 General Arrangement Lot L850
6626 Drawing/Diagram Number plates, painting & lettering for Class J39
6627 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement type drawing showing pipe & rod arrangement for LNER 4-4-0 engine class D49/4 (‘Hunt’ class)
6628 Drawing/Diagram 2" Ross patent muffled pop safety valves.
6629 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of train & steam heating pipes – 5000 gal. 8 wheels tender
6630 Drawing/Diagram 5000 gals 8 wheel tender.Frame details for leading end of modified Ex LNER 4200 gal. tender to carry a No. 2 or 3 snowplough.
6631 Drawing/Diagram Brass whistle & whistle stand.
6632 Drawing/Diagram Details of ‘Ashcroft’ Cut off Control Valve fitted to D11 Class.
6633 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of ‘Ashcroft’ Cut off Control Gauge fitted to D11 Class.
6636 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Mechanical Lubricator Gearing
6729 Drawing/Diagram BR Standard Class 3 2-6-0 Engine
6859 Drawing/Diagram Summary of superheater pipes used on each section of the LNER (incl. NBR)
6935 Drawing/Diagram Side elevation & plan – LNER class J39 engine
7305 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of LNER 2-6-2 three cylinder tank engine (class V1)
7306 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of pony truck for 6.W.C. side tank engines (LNER classes V1, V3, N1 & N2)

L112 Boilers/Frames/Fittings

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5227 Drawing/Diagram Drawings – Collection of 13 CAD generated Drawing of Locomotive Boiler Mountings & Fittings.
5233 Drawing/Diagram Loco Numberplate – NBR with other numbers. CAD Drawing
6325 Drawing/Diagram Sketch showing Gresham & Craven’s Special No. 8 Combination Injector with adjustable feed on 18½x26 bogie passr. engine. (No. 477)
6347 Drawing/Diagram Tubeplate diagrams for D25 (altered unrebuilt), D51 & J33
6348 Drawing/Diagram Boiler for bogie passr. engine, cyls 18x26, wheels 7'0" & 3'6"
6357 Drawing/Diagram Dome casing for J36 Class Engine (Gartverrie Branch Line)
6358 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement for TIMMIS springs for rebuilt goods engine, H class, cyls 18x26, wheels 5'0"
6364 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Goods engine No. 656 with New Century Engine Coy’s Patent
6367 Drawing/Diagram Rocking shaft, Eccentric Rod etc. to connect with Cyclometer
6368 Drawing/Diagram Cast Iron Foot Plate for Goods Engines showing position of Eccentric Pulley & Gearing for Cyclometer.
6369 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Motion Balance Spring for Rebuilt Goods Engine Cys 18x26, wheels 5'0
6372 Drawing/Diagram Leading Splasher & Sand Box for Goods Engine Cyls 18x26, Wheels 5'0, fitted with Morton’s Valve Gear
6384 Drawing/Diagram Eccentric Pulley, Straps & Rod, & Details in connection with Trailing Axle.
6385 Drawing/Diagram Arrangment of Chimney for Bogie Passenger Engine (LNER class D31)
6391 Drawing/Diagram Boiler for 0-6-0 rebuilt side tank engine, cyls 17x26, wheels 4'6", J83 Class.
6392 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Footboard & Hand Rail on 17x26 Side Tank Shunting Engines
6398 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of pipes for 0-6-0 side tank engines, wheels 4'6", cyls. 17x26.
6406 Drawing/Diagram Cast Iron Chimney for six coupled side tank engine – rebuilt. 4'6 Wheels. (Also bogie tank rebuilds 16x22 wheels 5'0" and six coupled side tank 15x22 Wheels 3'9").
6407 Drawing/Diagram Spark arrestor on chimney top – J88 class
6409 Drawing/Diagram Alteration of footsteps for engines cyls 15x22, wheels 3'9".
6410 Drawing/Diagram Wrought iron details – Six coupled side tank shunting engine. Cyls 15X22 Wheels 3'9"
6411 Drawing/Diagram Connecting rod for six coupled side tank shunting engine, 15x22, wheels 3'9".
6412 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Phoenix superheater for 18½x26 goods engine
6413 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Chimney for 18 17½x26 Goods Engine fitted with Phoenix Superheater
6414 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Framing Extension for 18½x26 Goods Engine fitted with Phoenix Superheater
6415 Drawing/Diagram Frame arrangement for class J35 rebuilds
6423 Drawing/Diagram Fall Plate & Pocket in Smokebox for 18x26 goods Engines, D Valve.
6427 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Cylinder Automatic By-pass Valves for Intermediate Engines – Superheated.
6435 Drawing/Diagram Alteration to Screw Reverse Gear Handle for D29, D32 & D33 Classes
6436 Drawing/Diagram Safety valve casing for rebuilt bogie Intermediate engine, 19x26, wheels 6'0" & 3'6" fitted with superheater.
6437 Drawing/Diagram Snifting Valve for Atlantic Engines with Robinson Superheater
6438 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Steam Brake fitted to C11 Class Engines
6439 Drawing/Diagram Cab Arrangement – Atlantic engines
6440 Drawing/Diagram Atlantic chimney.
6441 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Chimney for 4-4-2 Class – fitted with Superheater.
6442 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement & details of Speed Recorder Friction Drive – C11 Class
6453 Drawing/Diagram Class Blower and draught retarder cocks & stud for Atlantic engine fitted with superheater.
6454 Drawing/Diagram Proposed alteration to regulator handle for 20x28 bogie passr. engine (Atlantic type)
6455 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of GN pattern anti-vacuum valve & header, Atlantic engines and 4-4-0 engines.
6456 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Smith’s Speed recorder fitted to C11 Class engines
6457 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Smith’s Speed recorder fitted to C11 Class engines
6458 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement & details of anchoring gear for Smith’s Speed recorder. Spur gear drive. C11 Class
6459 Drawing/Diagram Buchanan tender water gauge. 1911 batch
6460 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of coal rails for tender of Atlantic engines.
6470 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Chimney for 4 Coupled Passenger Engine – R Class
6475 Drawing/Diagram Screw Reversing Gear for BP Engines, Cyls 19 x 26, 6'6" & 3'6" (D29, D32 & D33)
6483 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement & Details of 6 Feed Madison-Kipp, Mechanical Lubricator fitted to N14 Class Engine
6484 Drawing/Diagram Boiler for D29 Class engine – single barrel, vertical roof stays.
6485 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement & Details of Chimney for 19x26 Bogie Passenger Engine, Wheels 6'6" & 3'6"
6486 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Chimney – Bogie Passenger Engine Cyls 19x26, Wheels 6'6" & 3'6" fitted with Phoenix Superheater.
6487 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement for chimney for rebuilt bogie passr. engine, cyls 19x26, wheels 6'6" & 3'6"
GD536 / 6492 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Detroit 3 feed lubricator for bogie passr. engine, cyls 19x26 – ‘Scott’ Class fitted with Phoenix superheater.
6495 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Screw Reversing Gear for B.P. Engines.
6497 Drawing/Diagram Ross Pop safety valve casing for NB class engines.
6498 Drawing/Diagram Ross Pop safety valve casing for NB class engines.
6500 Drawing/Diagram Buchanan’s Automatic Water Gauge Columns – 0-6-2 side tank engine, 18x26 1586 Gals.
6501 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Firebox Brick Arches & Lining for 0-6-2 Radial Tank with Oil Fuel (Scarab)
6507 Drawing/Diagram Alteration of footsteps for 0-6-2 radial tank engine, cyls 18x26, wheels 4'6" & 3'6"
6508 Drawing/Diagram Pipe arrangement for 0-6-2 Type Goods Tank Engines
6509 Drawing/Diagram Pipe arrangement for 0-6-2 type side tank engine, cyls 18x26, wheels 4'6 & 3'9
6510 Drawing/Diagram Plan of tanks for N15
6511 Drawing/Diagram 0-6-2T – Smokebox door accessories
6512 Drawing/Diagram Yorkshire Engine Co. Boiler drawing, presumed for C15
6513 Drawing/Diagram Boiler and firebox details for 4-4-2 tank engine (LNER class C15)
6514 Drawing/Diagram Chimney for 4-4-2 tank engine (LNER class C15)
6519 Drawing/Diagram Pipe arrangement, end views, 4-4-2 tank engine (C15)
6520 Drawing/Diagram Whistle and details for 4-4-2 tank engine (LNER class C15)
6521 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of No. 9 Exhaust Steam Injector (D&M) fitted to ‘Scott’ Superheated Engines
6522 Drawing/Diagram Dome and safety valve casing for bogie passr. engine, cyls 20x26, wheels 6'6 & 3'6, fitted with Schmidt superheater.
6523 Drawing/Diagram LNER class D30 4-4-0 locomotive – Frame template – rebuild
6527 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of vacuum atomising boxes connecting to Wakefield’s Patent Mechanical lubricator for bogie
passr. engine, cyls 20x26,wheels 6'6" & 3'6", fitted with superheater – Engine No. 411
6528 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of gearing for Wakefield’s patent mechanical lubricator for bogie passr. engine,cyls 20x26, wheels 6'6" & 3'6".
6529 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement & details of anti-carbonising steam jet attachment. To be fitted to engine 418, transferred to 412 16/8/1916.
6530 Drawing/Diagram 4-4-0 locomotive (LNER class D30) – Alteration to panels & platform, also arrangement of pipes and brake gear on tender.
6540 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Wakefield mechanical lubricator, pipes & connections to steam pipes as fitted to D34.
6541 Drawing/Diagram Reversing gear details for four coupled passr. engine, cyls 20x26, wheels 6'0 & 3'6, fitted with superheater.
6542 Drawing/Diagram Reversing screw wheel & plate for bogie passr. engine, cyls 20x26, 6'0" & 3'6" – D30 & D34
6543 Drawing/Diagram LNER class D34 4-4-0 locomotive – Smokebox, blastpipe for proposed new cylinders
6544 Drawing/Diagram ‘Coale’ 3½ muffler safety valve.
6546 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of superheater damper for 6 coupled goods engines with superheater. (LNER class J37)
6553 Drawing/Diagram Position of fog signal for J37 engine. (Plunger Type)
6555 Drawing/Diagram Details of pyrometer connection – Foster – for six coupled goods engine – fitted with superheater, cyls 19½x26, wheels 5'0"
6556 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Motion (Fitted with Indicator Gear) for 6 Coupled Goods Engines fitted withSuperheaters, J37
6564 Drawing/Diagram 4-4-2 tank engine – Front, Section & Cab Fittings (LNER class C16) Full size drawing of NBR cast iron tender number plate, including sample lettering & numbers
6595 Drawing/Diagram Alterations to Brake Gear Drummond’s Tender for Goods Engines 18 x 26
6597 Drawing/Diagram Trammelling of axlebox centres, with relation to axlebox guide centres.
6602 Drawing/Diagram 3 Tubeplate Diagrams
6604 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of J & B steam system of carriage heating for bogie passr. engine Nos. 325, 326, 327 & 328.
6607 Drawing/Diagram Cock for heating apparatus
6608 Drawing/Diagram Slip Coupling for Pilot Engine
6609 Drawing/Diagram Cock for heating apparatus
6634 Drawing/Diagram Detroit lubricator No. 0A
6635 Drawing/Diagram Lubricators for engine bogies & pony trucks, also coupled wheels.
6637 Drawing/Diagram Tallow Cock for Bogie Engine Cyls. 18x26, Wheels 6'6" & 3'6"
6638 Drawing/Diagram Engine lubricator pads
6640 Drawing/Diagram Detroit lubricator No. 32A
6641 Drawing/Diagram Detroit lubricator No. 5A
6642 Drawing/Diagram Detroit lubricator No. 12A
6643 Drawing/Diagram Wakefield mechanical lubricator gear.
6644 Drawing/Diagram Detroit lubricator No. 22A
6645 Drawing/Diagram Paterson’s patent sight feed lubricator.
6646 Drawing/Diagram Metallic packing for piston rods and valve spindles. Bogie passr. engine cyls 19x26 wheels 6'6" & 3'6" H & R classes, also Intermediate cyls 19x26 wheels 6'0" & 3'6", also rebuilt Intermediate cyls 19x26 wheels 6'0" & 3'6"
6856 Drawing/Diagram NBR Locomotive Headlamp – full size tracing
6863 Drawing/Diagram Full size drawing of oval cabside number plate and class plate, including lettering samples
6865 Drawing/Diagram Cast Iron Pillar & Details for Tablet Catcher
6866 Drawing/Diagram Whistle and Westinghouse steam cock for Bogie Passr. engine, cyls. 18x26
6881 Drawing/Diagram Boiler for Wheatley’s Shunting Engines, Cyls 16x24, Wheels 4'3".
6933 Drawing/Diagram Full size drawing of NBR oval cab side number plate, showing lettering & numbers for engine 678
6934 Drawing/Diagram Boiler backhead details for LNER class K2 locomotive

L113 Lists & Notes

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5269" List C J Veal listing of NBR Locomotives
5270 List D Stuart listing of NBR Locomotives
5272 List NBR Locomotives (unidentified – may be J. T. Rutherford)
5273 List Stirling Everard listing of NBR Locomotives
6803 List WE Boyd list of NBR locomotives – Very neatly compiled and colour coded.
6804 List Anonymous handwritten lists & notes on NBR Locomotives presented by W. Beckerlegge to the SLS in 1923
5271 Notes Edward Craven’s Compilation of Notes on Locomotives of NBR Constituent Coys. {Transcript of original notes.)

L114 Performance/Trials/Costs

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5143 Article ‘The Glenfarg Trials’, by Ann Glen. Trials with other Company locomotives on the Glenfarg Bank.
5153 Article Glenfarg Trails. Short Article (G.W.R. Magazine) regarding trails of GWR 2-8-0 locomotive at Glenfarg.
5190 Article North British Tests a Midland Compound, Parts 1 & 2, by A G Dunbar
5191 Article North British Tests a Midland Compound, Parts 1 & 2, by A G Dunbar – Letter Re.
5246 Article Comparisons between NBR and CR 4-4-0 locomotives. – Article by O.S. Nock (‘Railways’ Magn.10/1947)
5588 Article ‘Footplating a K.3 Edinburgh to Berwick’ Description of run.
5815 Article Footplate run on the W Highland Ry. O S Nock – on K4 Loch Long
5245 Correspondence Atlantics – Trial runs on – letter Vincent Raven to N B directors

L117 Maintenance/Repair

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
6860 Drawing/Diagram Joints – list of NB Classes (Sketches Nos. 4584, 4585, 4588, 4590, 4593, 4594, 4596 & 4597)

Magazine Collection

M201 General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
8358 Magazine Four issues of ‘The Locomotive News & Railway Notes’ magazine: 48 (25 Feb 1921); 55 (10 Jun 1921); 58 (25 Jul 1921); 64 (25 Oct 1921). Some NBR items.

M221 Locomotives Illustrated

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
8359 Magazine ‘Locomotives Illustrated no. 62’ – NBR Reid Atlantics and 4-4-2T locomotives

M233 Steam Days

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5329 Article Index to all articles appearing 1986 – 1997. (Have indicated Scottish Interest items)

M234 Stephenson Locomotive Society Journal

8396 Article 150th Anniversary of the Monkland & Kirkintilloch Railway by Don Martin. Article from SLS Journal Dec 1976
8397 Article Query re: Dubs 0-6-0ST locos built for NBR/E&GR c1867. Extract from SLS Journal Sep 1971
8394 Cutting/Extract Extract from SLS Journal Oct 1976 – Keilder Forest cutting infilled; Waverley Station resignalling
8395 Cutting/Extract Correspondence re: SLS publication ‘Locomotives of the NBR 1846-82’ – includes details of Hawthorns of Leith’s history. Extracted from SLS Journal May/Sep 1976

Miscellaneous

M101 General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5314 Article Auld Enemies, The. by D Stirling. (Relationships between NB & CR)
5341 Article North British Railway – A Quarter Century of Progress. (General History of Company) Tom Moffatt. 1885 – 1904
5350 Article Scottish Memories – Part 2 The NBR – by R S McNaught
8381 Article Family tree – Scottish Railways – extract from BR Scotland staff magazine jan 1952
8400 Article The Stevensons in Scotland by John Thomas – Article from Railway Magazine Jun 1937
8409 Article Honouring Train Design Genius – Tribute to Gresley on 60th anniversary of his death – article from Edinburgh Evening News
8411 Article NBR Steam breakdown cranes – extract from book by J.S. Brownlie
5345 Booklet Railway matters from 'Hotspur' comic. 4 Booklets
5315 Cutting/Extract British Railways and the Great War, Edwin Pratt, extract (NBR)
5344 Cutting/Extract Pertinent Paragraphs, various – Railway Magazine 1/1923
8064 Cutting/Extract Collection of articles re: Horse drawn carriages and locking frames
8066 Cutting/Extract Folder containing date lists, cuttings etc. re: railway closures
6800 Folder Folder with 80 original handwritten notes, plus typed version of same notes by J Mallon covering various NBR topics, mostly NBR lines.
8034 Folder/Binder Folder containing miscellaneous NBR reports
8392 List Catalogue of periodical collection – Newton Abbot Library (to 2000)
6790 Notes Miscellaneous notes, correspondence, leaflets, etc from W Hennigan
5333 Poster Lochgelly Iron & Coal Co. Ltd. – Advertisement

M102 NBR/LNER Misc. Items

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
8368 Booklet Photocopy of booklet: ‘Engines of War’ by G.N. Wildish
8390 Cutting/Extract Photo copy of advert for Coach services between Berwick and Newcastle 1847
8460 Folder/Binder Folder containing magazine article cuttings re: Scottish railways (mostly NBR); plus lists on branch closures, etc; plus miscellaneous correspondence by TRM Montgomery; plus other odd items.
8391 Map/Plan Original NBR Tourist map c1900s

NBR Study Group & Associations

N101 General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
7307 Artwork PANTONE 4-COLOR PROCESS GUIDES EURO – Set of two colour matching swatches, one on coated paper, one on uncoated

N102 Indexes

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5409 List Index Catalogue of Group Archives to 19/7/98
6784 List Index to Items in SLS Journals 1925-96 of NBR interest.
6791 List Duplicate copies of NBRSG Archive Indexes
6792 List Duplicate copies of NBRSG Journal Index

N103 Journal

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
6798 Folder Folder with old Journal article submission files
6799 Folder Folder with old Journal article submission files

N104 Original NBR Group (1963-1966)

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
6796 Folder Folder containing OLD NBR Group’s newsletter/report nos 2-5 & 7-10, plus copies of 6 issues of the Group’s magazine and various loose sheets.

Paperwork & Tickets

P101 General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5339 Company Document NBR Lamp Return Ticket

P102 Tickets

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
6009 List List of Ticket Nippers, Railway & Ships Coys. – RCH 1909

P103 Passenger Operations

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5340 Company Document NBR Missing Luggage Form Photograph Collections

Photograph Collections

P303 Other Collections

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5436 Article Article on N. R. M. Photographic Collections.
6041 Book Catalogue of W. B. Yeadon Collection (Photos Etc.)
6421 Folder File containing old photograph lists from Photomatic and Real Photographs
5437 List Boyd W E – List of Photographs in SRO
5440 List Railways, Collieries Photographs in Dunfermline Library (6 pages) – INSPECTION ONLY – NO COPIES

P304 Photo Albums

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
7483 Photograph Photo Album of stations, signal boxes and engine sheds etc. covering most of NBR system – from Stuart Rankin Collection

Publicity Material

P201 General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5496 Artwork LNER Poster Advert for Frazerburgh (Colour) – Reproduction Post Card
5319 Booklet Day Rover – Brochure – May to Oct. 1963
5498 Booklet West Highland Line (A line for all seasons) BR 1973
5499 Booklet West Highland Line (A line for all seasons) BR 1982
5497 Poster Poster – reproduction of NBR 'Prince Charles Country'

Railway Clearing House

R401 General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
7316 Book Regulations of the Railway Clearing House – 1914 Issued to W. Andrew, NBR, Glasgow
6783 Map/Plan RCH Map of Edinburgh & Glasgow Area 1920

R501 Railway Modelling

General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5230 Drawing/Diagram Drawings. Collection of 4mm and 7mm scale drawings of NBR Locomotives, Carriages and Wagons from Model Press, etc.,

R301 Railway Preservation & Museums

General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5453 Cutting/Extract Scottish Steam Revival – colour photographs of preserved Scottish locomotives.

R303 Museum/Library Collections & Archives

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5326 List Glasgow Univ. Business Archives – List of holdings of railway interest, inc. NBR

Railways – Other

R201 General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5122 Article Bennie Overhead Railway, Glasgow (With photos)
5417 Article Edinburgh & Perth Ry. by Queensferry – The. A. G. Dunbar
5423 Article Scottish Railway Scene in 1925. John Thomas
5424 Article Scottish Railways in 1857, 1858 and 1860 – M D Greville
8364 Article The Easthouses colliery railway, Midlothian – narrow gauge. SLS Journal Aug 1964
5121 Cutting/Extract Bennie Overhead Railway, Bearsden – The Scotsman 27/2/1988.
5422 Notes Railways Authorised in Scotland 1845/6/7 – A G Dunbar

R202 Absorbed Railway Companies

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5414 Article Edinburgh & Dalkeith Railway, H H Meik – Railway Magazine 3/1923
5415 Article Edinburgh & Glasgow Railway – Centenary & Stone Sleepers at Haymarket. LNER Mag. 3/1942
5416 Article Edinburgh & Glasgow Railway – Paragraph & Photo of ‘The Ogre of Gogar’ LNER Mag. 12/1936
5418 Article Edinburgh Leith & Granton Ry. History of construction, Canal St. – Granton
5419 Article Forth & Clyde Jn. Ry. C E Langmuir with adenda
5426 Article Short Article on the Forth & Clyde Junction Railway and its locomotives.
5428 Article The Edinburgh & Dalkeith Railway. (map) H.H .Meik.
5427 Cutting/Extract Slamannan Railway, by Don Martin
8033 Drawing/Diagram Peebles branch etc – track diagrams (in old music folder)
5448 Photograph Montrose & Bervie Railway. Photograph of Contractors Locomotive on Bouch’s Girder Bridge, Montrose.
5494 Photograph Company Seal of the Invergarry & Fort Augustus Railway – poor photocopy

R203 Caledonian Railway

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5312 Article Annandale Route into Scotland
5429 Article Wilsontown Branch of CR. Development of. D Yuill
5569 Article Caledonian Branch Lines around Carstairs – Pt 2: Peebles & Dolphinton branches
5582 Article When Caley Came to Bo'ness by D Stirling
5583 Article When Rails Came to Bo'ness by D Stirling
5660 Article The Railways of Crieff – by David Anderson. (Mainly Caledonian Rly.)
5691 Article Callander and Oban Railway, J F Gairns – Railway Magazine 7/1923
8360 Article Railways to Cowgill, Culter Waterhead and Camps – article from SLS Journal, March 1971
6420 Drawing/Diagram Caledonian Railway – Steam brake & sight feed lubricator cocks for 18x26 goods engines.
6639 Drawing/Diagram Caledonian Railway – sight feed lubricator, new improved ‘Parel’

R205 Great North of Scotland Railway

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
6340 Drawing/Diagram General arragement drawing of GNoSR 0-4-2 tank engine (LNER class Z4)
6610 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of 4-4-0 engine for GNSR
6611 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement for Neilson 4-4-0 for GNoSR
6612 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement for Neilson 4-4-0 for GNoSR
6614 Drawing/Diagram General arrangement of tender for GNSR 4-4-0
6898 Photograph Works photograph of GNoSR 4-4-0 no. 47
6899 Photograph Works photograph of GNoSR 4-4-0 no. 81

R206 Highland Railway

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5327 Article Highland Railway. Detailed article on construction of Highland Railway, Earthworks and Engineering (‘Engineering Mag. 9/1867)

R207 Pre-Grouping Companies (Minor Scottish)

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5511 Article Glasgow, Barrhead & Kilmarnock Joint Railway – Railway Magazine 1/1923
5349 Notes Scottish Central Railway – Notes on. L Wilson

R208 Pre-Grouping Companies (non-Scottish)

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5311 Article Alnwick Branch, Photo article in colour – J Spencer Gilkes (NOT NBR)
5334 Article Maryport & Carlisle Ry. (C J Allen)
5352 Article Solway Junction Railway by J F McEwan – (NOT N B R)
5410 Company Document Carlisle & Silloth & Port Carlisle Railway – Blank page from ledger

R209 Post-Grouping Companies (other than LNER)

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5328 Company Document Horse Drawn Drays. – 8 Types of LMS

R210 Industrial Railways & Locomotives

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5127 Article Edinburgh Water Works Railway, Peebleshire – The Talla Reservoir Construction R. Cochrane.
5128 Article Electric Railway at Kinlochleven. British Aluminium Co. Railway (Railway Magazine 1/1957.)
5129 Article Gartsherrie Ironworks & Railway. Article S.R.P.S. Blastpipe Magn.No.66 1984/5.
5131 Article Narrow Gauge in the Lammermuirs (Hopes Reservoir, Gifford)
5133 Article Rails to Talla by H D Bowtell. Construction of Talla Reservoir CR. NOT NBR
5136 Article Traders Engines, The, (Caledonian Railway) by J F McEwan
5137 Article Wemyss Private Railway. Article from unknown and undated magazine
5138 Article Wemyss Private Rly. Article (Rly World 6/1970) by M. Fox. ‘The Wemyss Private Railway’.
5130 Photograph Industrial Locomotives in Scotland – 4 Photographs – by W A C Smith
5123 tbd Catleugh & Fontburn Reservoirs, Northumberland. NBR Connections
5135 tbd The End of the Line at Winchburgh (PO Electric Locos, (Oil Ind)) NOT NBR
5698 tbd Narrow Gauge at Fort William – BA Pipeline construction
5699 tbd Narrow Gauge at Fort William – BA Pipeline construction – Readers Query & Answer re

R211 BR & Post-Privatisation

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5523 Article New 32 Mile Waverley Freight Line could be built within four years – article by Howard Johnston.
5570 Article Edinburgh Suburban Lines to undergo £250m Transformation? (article)
8030 Map / Plan BR Edinburgh district and Carlisle district control area maps and line diagrams 1960

Routes & Areas

R101 General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5306 Article ‘The NBR bid to reach Newcastle’ – Wansbeck Valley line
8431 Collection Set of hand drawn line diagrams showing the NBR system in BR days
7460 Folder/Binder Routes & lines information in ring binder containing various articles and maps relating to NBR lines and branches – from the collection of Stuart Rankin
5363 Map/Plan West Coast Lines of the London & North Eastern Railway (map) J.F.Gairns.
5379 Map/Plan Fife, Lothian & Lanarkshire Coalfields & Railways. NBR Map c 1913
5387 Map/Plan Airdrie & Linlithgow 1894 – Reproduced OS Map with revisions to 1903
5389 Map/Plan Map of T P O Routes – BR – Scenic c1984.
5399 Map/Plan Railways in Scotland. Small scale.
5332 Notes Line Closures – various notes on.
6788 Notes Set of typed cards with extracts from Company Minutes, newspapers, etc covering various lines from c1845 to 50s
8014 Notes Notebook with NBR opening & closing dates (ex-R. Montgomery)

R102 Borders Area

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5533 Agreement Berwickshire Railway – Agreement NBR Chairman & BOT re restrictions. 24/4/95
5531 Article ‘One Coach to Kelso’ by G. L. Pallister. Reminiscences of train Berwick – Kelso in 1962.
5535 Article Border Counties Railway, Closure to Freight 1/9/58
5536 Article Border Counties Railways by David Anderson
5537 Article Border Counties Rly. Article ? Magn.Sep.1995) by Neil Caplan ‘Railways in the Border Country’, general history.
5539 Article Border Counties Ry. – V Webster – ‘The Archaeology of a Railway’
5540 Article Jedburgh Branch – by D Stirling – 'Blastpipe' No. 50 – 1980
5541 Article Jedburgh Railway Part 1, Alistair Nisbet – Back Track
5542 Article Jedburgh Railway Part 2, Alistair Nisbet – Back Track
5543 Article Jedburgh Railway Part 3, Alistair Nisbet – Back Track
5544 Article Long Trek to the Border Counties. by James Tawse . Photographer’s trip Newcastle to Berwick via. Morpeth.
5545 Article Near the Border – Wansbeck etc line
5548 Article Rothbury and The Wansbeck and Northumberland Central Sections of the NBR R.Lendren-Ainslie.
5549 Article St. Boswells to Reston (Berwickshire Ry.) by A J Mullay
5551 Article Tweed Valley Line – the
5552 Article Tweed Valley Line by David Anderson
5554 Article Tweedmouth to Kelso – C J B Sanderson
8386 Article Modelling the Wansbeck Valley Railway – Article by Ian Futers
8367 Booklet Photocopy of LNER booklet: ‘The First railway Across the Border’ by George Dow.
5317 Collection Collection of pamphlets, articles etc., ‘Wansbeck Piper’ Wansbeck Railway closure 2/10/1966. Memorabilia
5553 Cutting/Extract Tweed Valley Line by David Anderson
8461 Drawing/Diagram Large diagram showing the Waverley Route. This item is in one roll, several feet long, and was drawn for diplay purposes
5538 List Border Counties Rly. List of Maintenance Facilities ,locations and mileages (cabins, trollies etc.,.)
5373 Map/Plan Duns 1909 OS Map
5404 Map/Plan St. Boswells 1921 OS Map
5534 Report Berwickshire Railway – various hand-written BOT Inspectors Reports (8) covering period 1849 – 1894
8366 ReportDunse and North Berwick branches – hand-written BOT Inspection Report 10 Aug 1849

R103 Carlisle Area

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5555 Article ‘Memories of the Langholm Branch’ by G. L. Pallister. Article with many good photographs.
5556 Article ‘The Port Carlisle Branch’ by Alan Earnshaw. Story of the Port Carlisle Railway, with map and photographs.
5557 Article From Carlisle to Silloth. M.F.Barbey.
5558 Article Horsepower to Port Carlisle – The Port Carlisle Railway. Chas.E.Lee.
5559 Article Little Known Sections of the NBR (Silloth / Bathgate / Winton / Macmerry) – includes photo of Winton station

R104 Dundee Area

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5346 Article Resorts for Railfans – Dundee Station area – by G H Robin
5560 Article Dundee as a Railway Centre/Tay Bridge Stn.(NB),West Stn.(CR)& East Stn.(D&A Jt) J.F.Gairns/C.Travis.
5561 Article Inverbervie Branch Goods – The. Michael Mensing (I/c photos)
5563 Article The Dundee & Arbroath Railway – Part l.(map) NOT NBR Chas.E.Lee.
5564 Article The Montrose & Bervie Railway. (map) H.A.Vallance.
5629 Article Dundee & Newtyle Railway Part 2. C.E.S. Littlejohn.
5630 Article Dundee & Newtyle Railway, Part l.(with map) C.E.S. Littlelohn.
5631 Article Dundee as a Railway Centre, Railway Magazine 1/1923
8387 Article Centenary of the Dundee & Arbroath joint line – LNER magazine
5562 Collection Montrose & Bervie Rly., List of Maps, photographs, diagrams etc. held by member Allan G. Rodgers privately.

R105 Edinburgh Area

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5565 Article ‘Edinburgh’s Lost Lines’ by David Anderson. NBR and CR Lines in Edinburgh Area, good sketch map and photos.
5566 Article ‘Edinburgh’s lost Trains and Railways’ by Charles Meacher. Describes trains around Edinburgh.
5567 Article ‘Return to Edinburgh’ by Ken Falconer. Edinburgh’s railways, good colour and B.& W photos. Sketch map of area.
5568 Article Bo'ness – Working the Line by D Stirling
5571 Article Full Circle at Bo’ness Junction by D Stirling
5572 Article Life on the Leadburn Line by J. B. Fleming. – Reminiscences and photographs.
5573 Article New Railways for Coal Traffic in Lothian District, NBR (with map)
5574 Article New Railways for Coal Traffic, Lothian District – Further Information.
5575 Article Railways and Shoreline at Bo’ness by D Stirling. 'Blastpipe' no. 116 – 1977
5576 Article Removal of North Bridge over Waverley. Night shot photograph from East
5577 Article Scottish Light Railways – D S Barrie (I/c Gifford, Lauder & Carmyllie)
5578 Article Scottish Light Railways – E S Lomax (I/c Gifford & Garvald)
5579 Article The Edinburgh Suburban & Southside Junction Railway. A. A. Waugh.
5580 Article The Peebles Line, S.C. Jenkins – Steam Days March 2003
5581 Article To Galashiels, via Peebles (map) H.A.Vallance.
8399 Article The Polton Branch by C.H. Ellis – Extract from Railway Magazine Aug 1937
8407 Article East Lothian Branch Lines by David Anderson – Article from Steam Days Sept 2001
5323 Cutting/Extract Edinburgh – Old Railway scenes – Newspaper supplements.
5376 Map/Plan Edinburgh 1894 – Reproduced OS Map with revisions to 1903
5390 Map/Plan Millerhill Jn. – Plan of station & Junction, July 1896

R106 Edinburgh – Aberdeen

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5584 Article ‘Plover over the Grampians’ by Peter Semmens. A4 Footplate trip Glasgow-Aberdeen.Millerhill Jn. - Plan of station & Junction, July 1896
5585 Article Locomotive Causerie No. 33 – The Aberdeen Route – by O S Nock
5586 Article 'Race Survivors' Reply letter to C Hamilton Ellis
5657 Article The Dundee & Arbroath Railway (with map) CES Littlejohn.
5336 Cutting/Extract Dundee & Arbroath Railway Opening. Sundry letters & Mag Extracts

R107 Edinburgh – Berwick

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5587 Article ‘Penmanshiel Diversion’ Article on work to divert line, new tunnel after blockage in March 1979.
5590 Article Development of the East Coast Route – Part 1. F Stoton.
5591 Article Development of the East Coast Route – Part 2. F. Stoton.
5592 Article Eyemouth Branch, The by David Anderson
5593 Article Eyemouth Branch. Article (Railway Bylines,Aug.1997) with Maps, photos. Branch Burnmouth to Eyemouth, history.
5595 Article Northumberland Summer 1959 by Rob Newman. East Coast Main Line Steam in B. R. Days.
5599 Article The North British Railway in Haddingtonshire. Tom Moffatt.
5596 Booklet Original LNER Brochure listing Exhibits at Waverley Station 6/1946, on Centenary of Edinburgh & Berwick Railway. Memorabilia.
5589 Leaflet Collection of pamphlets etc., Edinburgh – Berwick 150th Anniversary Celebration 22/6/1996. Memorabilia
5374 Map/Plan ECML Berwick – Edinburgh showing Mail Pick-up Locations – LNER – 7 Sketch Maps
5401 Map/Plan Reston 1909 OS Map
5594 Report Eyemouth Branch. Copies of Major J.A.Marindin’s Reports to Board of Trade (Hand-written)on progress 18.2.1891 & 1.4.1891.

R108 Edinburgh – Carlisle

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5603 Article Lauder Light Railway Locos. J67 & D51 – Letters
5604 Article Lauder Light Railway, by C Hamilton Ellis
5605 Article Lauder Light Railway. (Scots Mage.4/1997) Brief Social History at Ceremony to launch book by Hajducki & Simpson on branch.
5606 Article Locomotive Causerie No. 32 – The Waverley Route – by O S Nock
5608 Article Steam on the Waverley Route in 5 Years – by Howard Johnson
5609 Article The Waverley Route – Edinburgh Carlisle (map) H.A. Vallance.
5610 Article The Waverley Route by I. C. Coleford (Martin Smith) A nostalgic look.
5611 Article Waverley Route – A New Wave of Hope for the. (Partial Review)
5612 Article Waverley Route – Profit Not Preservation – by R. A. Barnes. Realities of resurrecting the Waverley Route.
5613 Article Waverley Route Branches (Northern Section) L.N.E.R.(map) .G.E. Lane.
5614 Article Waverley Route Finale – by Alan G. Cattle. Article on imminent closure of Waverley Route.
5615 Article Waverley Route in the 50s by Martin Smith (I C Coleford)
5616 Article Will the Waverley Route Rise Again? – by Howard Johnson
5607 Cutting/Extract Proposal for Recreating the Waverley Route (Newspaper cuttings)
5602 Map/Plan Hawick & Carlisle Junction Rly. (NBR Waverley Route, Edinburgh-Carlisle) Map and Memorandum.

Edinburgh – Glasgow

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5617 Article Bangour – Branch line to. Bangour Hospital
5620 Article Edinburgh & Glasgow Routes of the LNER Pts. 1 & 2 (Railway Magazine Jan/Feb 1927)
5621 Article Falkirk, Co-existence at – CR & NB developments
5622 Article Larbert to Polmont Line – by G H Robin
5623 Article North British Railways Edinburgh and Glasgow Main Line (map) F. Stoton
5624 Article Scotland’s First Inter-City Route – The Edinburgh-Glasgow Line’ by David Anderson (map)
5625 Article Short Article. New Grahamston Lines of the CR and NBR (map)
5618 Cutting/Extract Edinburgh & Glasgow Line – Glasgow Herald 13/2/1992.
5619 Cutting/Extract Edinburgh & Glasgow Rly., Commemorative Issue New-sheet, reproductions of front pages of the ‘Glasgow Herald’ and ‘The Scotsman’ Newspapers on opening in 1842

Edinburgh – Perth

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5626 Article From the Forth Bridge to Perth (map) H.A. Vallance.

R111 Fife Area

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5627 Article Carmyllie No More (Last train description)
5628 Article Development of the NBR – Newburgh & North Fife Railway. F. Stoton.
5632 Article Dunfermline – Railways around Steam Days 1/2003
5633 Article Fife Coast – Leuchars to Thornton the Long Way Round. Part 2. by W. A. C. Smith
5634 Article Fife Coast – Leuchars to Thornton the Long Way Round. Part 1. by W. A. C. Smith.
5636 Article Fife Coast Lines of the LNER, J F Gairns – Railway Magazine 4/1923
5638 Article Halbeath Station (Fife) Article & A4 Photo.
5648 Article Photographer W. J. Verden-Smith in the Kingdom of Fife. Photographic Tour of Fife.
5649 Article Railway Development in Fifeshire, NBR (with map) Tom Moffatt.
50 Article Railways of Wemyss by Andrew Munro – Railway Byelines 6/1998
5653 Article St Andrews & Anstruther Railway
5654 Article The Tayport Line – Parts 1, 2 & 3 – Alistair Nisbet (Backtrack Magazine article)
5655 Article Tayport Line & Hawthorn Works Numbers of EPD Locos. – Readers letters re articles on
5658 Article The Fife Coast Line – by David Anderson. Trip Thornton Junction to Leuchars ,via Crail. (map)
5659 Article The Fife Coast Lines of the LNER (North British Section) J.F .Gairns.
8376 Article Granton-Burntisland ferry – short article.
8401 Article The Falkland Light Railway (Fife) – Extract from Railway Magazine Feb 1937
8415 Article Railways in Fife – short article believed written by Millar 1895.
8419 Article Iron Horse shows its Paces – article re; school visit to inspect J36 loco no. 65288
8420 Article Grids to the Gannet – short article re: coal trains to Longannet c.1997
5639 Booklet Kincardine & Dunfermline Ry. A S Cunningham – c1907 (from book: ‘Culross & Environs’)
5124 Cutting/Extract Hand written extracts from ‘Anent Dunfermline’ Vol 1 by Daniel Thomson with comments re: local railway matters in 1840s and 1860s
5643 Cutting/Extract Kirkcaldy Harbour – Scotland’s Steepest Gradient – Fife Courier & Advertiser 28/6/1991.
5652 Cutting/Extract Rosyth Naval Base – with maps
8418 Drawing/Diagram Diagram of railway lines in Fife prior to closure
5370 Map/Plan Charlestown Harbour 1854, 1866 OS Map
5371 Map/Plan Donibristle Sdg., Charlestown & Limekilns 1890, 1920 & 1928 OS Map
5372 Map/Plan Dunfermline, Inverkeithing, Lochgelly & Kelty – Area. OS Map
5377 Map/Plan Elbowend Jn. 1927 OS Map
5385 Map/Plan Inverkeithing Town & Stn. 1920 OS Map
5386 Map/Plan Inverkeithing, North Queensferry & Rosyth Naval Dockyard. 1897, 1920 & 1928 OS Maps
5393 Map/Plan Netherton Goods Depot 1897 OS Map
5394 Map/Plan North Queensferry & Dockyard Br. 1920 OS Map
5395 Map/Plan North Queensferry Pier, & Goods Stn. 1927 OS Map
5397 Map/Plan Oakley Station 1896. Stirling & Dunfermline Ry. OS Map
8416 Map/Plan Map of the Fordell Railway
8417 Map/Plan Dunfermline Linen Industry c.1913. Map and list of factories
5646 Notes Leven – Kilconquhar Branch – Notes from Fifeshire Advertiser 1857
5647 Notice/Circular Lochty Branch – Notice of opening to Mineral Traffic & short report
8421 Photograph Photo copy of photographs taken at various times/locations in Fife, including: Inverkeithing signal boxes, Charlestown harbour; Kincardine line; Nth Queensferry branch; Rosyth. (poor quality copies)
8414 Report Edinburgh & Northern Railway – Copy of inspection reports dated 7 & 20 Sep 1847

R112 Glasgow Area

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5347 Article Resorts for Railfans – Glasgow Queen Street. – by G H Robin
5348 Article Resorts for Railfans – Glasgow Queen St – letter re.
5662 Article ‘Railways and Steamers on the Firth of Clyde’ by David Anderson.
5663 Article ‘The Rise and Fall of Craigendoran’ by J Hume Brown. The Story of Trains and Steamers (with sketch map)
5664 Article 150th Anniversary of the M & KR by Don Martin
5665 Article Chryston – Garngaber Workings 1964/5
5666 Article City of Glasgow Union Railway by G H Robin (with map)
5669 Article Cowlairs incline Engine of the NBR Article from Fieldens Magazine July-Dec.l902.
5670 Article Glasgow – Steam Mecca of the North ( Part 2) by Frank Hornby.
5671 Article Glasgow – Steam Mecca of the North (Part 1) by Frank Hornby. Good colour map of area.
5673 Article Hamilton Branch. Article (Rly.World.5/1955 ?) W. A. C. Smith ‘The Hamilton (L.N.E.R. Branch’.
5674 Article Loch Lomond and the Dumbarton & Balloch Joint Railway (map) J. Francis.
5675 Article The City of Glasgow Union Railway (with map of system) ‘Anglo Scot’.
5677 Article The Glasgow City & District Railway – Parts 1 and 2. (with map) C .J. Littlejohn. 1914.
5679 Article The Tube & Bull Curve by A G Dunbar
8374 Article The NBR in Glasgow & District by John Taylor (1926)
8385 Article Monkland & Kirkintilloch Railway – collection of articles from BR Scotland staff magazine 1952.
5668 Correspondence Cowlairs Incline & Queens St. Station, working of – Letter
5667 Cutting/Extract Cowlairs Incline – Train Workings. Hand-written extract from 1896 Appendix to Working Time-table.
5382 Map/Plan Glasgow & Greenock 1894 – Reproduced OS Map with revisions to 1903
6787 Map/Plan 1/1250 OS Plan (Sheet NS6166NE) showing Provanmill to Garngad branch. 1951.

R113 Stirlingshire Area

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5680 Article ‘The Aberfoyle Line’ by David Anderson. (map)
5681 Article Banknock, Kilsyth, Dennyloanhead, Bonnybridge – re closures
5684 Article Devon Valley Railway by H A Vallance
5685 Article From Forth Bridge to Alloa and Stirling by the LNER. J. Francis.
5686 Article Kilsyth & Aberfoyle – SLS Tour May 1958
5687 Article Kilsyth & Bonnybridge Ry., The – G E Langmuir – Map & Photos.
5688 Article Stirling – Buchlyvie & Gartness – Balloch. Notes on Closure
5689 Article Stirling – Railways around. – David Anderson
5683 Cutting/Extract Devon Valley Railway – Various articles & extracts.
5368 Map/Plan Bo'ness Harbour & Railway Map – OS 1:5000, 1916
5682 Notice/Circular Blane Valley Railway Extension Act 1865..Original Notice of Application for tine extension 1868 for compulsory purchase.

R114 West Highland

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5692 Article Fort William for Ma1laig – by Chris Leigh. Photos. and coloured map of station and Yard.
5693 Article Fort William to Mallaig Section of the LNER, The – O S Nock
5694 Article From Craigendoran to Mallaig by Rail. J.F. Gairns.
5695 Article Invergarry & Fort Augustus Railway. Fredrick Stotton
5697 Article 'Maude' on Loch Nan Uamh viaduct 5/84 – Colour photo. PLUS – article on the Mallaig line
5700 Article No. 9496 Glen Moidart at Crianlarich & V1 No. 2927 at Whistlefield. Photos.
5701 Article Railways to Helensburgh – a Retrospect, by G H Robin
5702 Article Rannoch Moor – A Twice Told Tale by J F McEwan
5704 Article The West Highland Railway & Mallaig Extension – Part 1. W. Morgan.
5705 Article The West Highland Railway & Mallaig Extension – Part 2. W . Morgan.
5706 Article West Highland from the Footplate. Photographs by John G. Click.
5707 Article West Highland Pictorial – by David Anderson. Brief Description, colour photographs and map.
5708 Article West Highland Railway in 1952 – by A J S Paterson
5709 Article West Highland Railway, The by F S & A E H
5712 Article West Highland Rly. Article (‘Railway Roundabout’ – no date) ‘Two Glens to Fort William’ by N. McKillop. (2 copies)
5713 Article West Highland Rly. Detailed Article on Construction and Difficulties, with Drawings and Sketches.(Engineering, July/Sept 1894)
5714 Article West Highland Rly.(Mallaig Extn.) Article (Rly. Mag. May 1901) ‘'The Mallaig Extension of the West Highland Rly.’.
5716 Article West Highland Steam – by Martin Smith. Description of line and locomotives, West Highland and Mallaig Extension.
8373 Article The Invergarry & Fort Augustus Railway, LNER. By W.N.K.
8402 Article The West Highland Section of the LNER by O.S. Nock – Article from Railway Magazine Jan 1937
8410 Article Radar shows tomb of horse & cart – article from Daily Telegraph re: discovery of entombed horse & cart in the Loch-nan-Uamh viaduct on the Mallaig line.
8372 Booklet BR booklet – ‘West Highland Line’ 1973 and 1982 (2 copies)
8424 Booklet Mallaig Line Steam – Special Picture Souvenir 1984 (poor quality publication)
5711 Cutting/Extract West Highland Rly Photocopied pages of book ‘The Story of the West Highland Rly.’ by G. Dow.(L.N.E.R.) SEE LIBRARY COPY.
8422 Photograph Freight operations on the West Highland Line by EWS etc. – article from Railway Magazine Sep/Oct 1999.
5696 Report Major Marindin Reports on Construction of West Highland Line 18/7/1894
5710 Report West Highland Rlv. Banavie Branch. B.o T. Inspection Reports, Objections, Speed Limits, Deflection of Bridges, Undertakings.
5715 Report West Highland Rly.(Mallaig Extn.) Major J.W.Pringle’s Hand-written Report to Board of Trade 18/3/1901.on progress.

Ships/Steamers

S301 General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5308 Article ‘The Queensferry Passage’. Story of Forth Ferries. W.N.Kerr.
5598 Article Short Article – Steamer Competition for East Coast Traffic.
5635 Article Fife Coast Lines of the LNER – Leviathan Ferry between Granton – Burntisland. (Letter H H Meik)
5793 Article ‘The Queensferry Passage’ by W N Kerr. Railway Mag. 8/1926
5796 Article Clyde Rail & Steamer Services Pt.1 by Indicator
5797 Article Granton to Burntisland, The First Train Ferry
6795 Correspondence Correspondence from R Masterton re: PS ‘Carrier’ and Isle of Wight Marine Transit Co
6793 Notes Handwritten notes, believed to be by J Mallon, describing NBR steamers
6794 Notes Typed copy of J Mallon handwritten notes describing NBR steamers
5794 Photograph ‘Red Gauntlet’ – Coloured postcard of NBR Paddle Steamer – very worn and distressed.
5799 Photograph PS Waverley – Photo – Railway Mag. 8/1926

Signalling

S201 General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5758 Article Cowlairs Centralisation of Signalling Control, Railtrack’s
8375 Article An early signal on the Port Carlisle Railway
8405 Article Power signalling at Waverley West – Extract from Railway Magazine Jan 1937
5779 Correspondence Signalling. BR Re-signalling of Millerhill 12/1998. Copied ex Rae Montgomerie’s Files. (See also File E.149.)
5775 Cutting/Extract Pertinent Paragraphs, NB tablet Exchange platforms – Railway Magazine 1/1923
5762 Report Edinburgh Signalling Centre c9/1979 (Complete & Future Plans.

S203 Signal Boxes

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5783 Article Garnqueen South Jn. Signal Box – now Preserved SRPS. ‘Blastpipe’ No. 54 – 1983
5788 Article Sighthill Jn. Signalbox closing on 14/4/87
6142 Book Register of Closed Signal Boxes 1887- 1967 (incl. Supplement to 12/1968)
5789 Cutting/Extract Signal Boxes. Extract of NBR Areas, opening and closing dates from book (Alexander & Nicbol) with sketch maps.
5785 List List of Signalbox Photographs, by N Mundy
5790 List Signal Boxes. List of Official Opening Dates, Notices. Article by A.A.Maclean in previous NBR Group Journal.

S204 Drawings

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5792 Drawing/Diagram Signal Finial (N B R) details – Drawings of three types

S205 Notices

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5759 Notice/CircularDrem (11/1977) – British Rail Resignalling Notice, with diagrams and details
5760 Notice/Circular Dundee – Resignalling Notice – BR 5/1985. Diagram & details
5761 Notice/Circular Edinburgh (no date) – British Rail Resignalling Notice, with diagrams and details
5766 Notice/Circular Haymarket (12/1975) – British Rail Resignalling Notice, with diagrams and details.
5768 Notice/Circular Millerhill (12/1988) – British Rail Resignalling Notice, with diagrams and details
5769 Notice/Circular Monktonhall (7/1977) – British Rail Resignalling Notice, with diagrams and details
5776 Notice/Circular Portobello (4/1976) – British Rail Resignalling Notice, with diagrams and details

Staff

S401 General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5305 Article ‘The Lumsden Family Connections with Scottish Railways from the 1850s’ 'Blastpipe' No. 95 - 1992
8354 Cutting/Extract Matthew Holmes – Railway Magazine interview July 1900 – photocopy
6885 Folder Locomotive Engineers – Folder containing magazine extracts detailing the careers of famous UK locomotive engineers

S402 Officers

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5304 Article ‘The Bold, the Brash and the Brilliant – Gresley’s 18 years as C.M.E.’ by Andrew Dow
5810 Article North British Railway. Illustrated Interview with John Connacher, General Manager. (Railway Magazine 2/1898)
5804 Cutting/Extract ‘Who was Who ?’ W.P. Reid 1854 – 1920. Brief hand-written extract copy.

S403 Staff

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5309 Article ‘The Trials & Tribulations of an NBR Station Master’ – Hugh Harvey of Belses c.1887.
5325 Article Fife Railwayman, A – Parts 1 & 2 – Employee on NBR by Christopher Platt
5718 Article ‘My Station in Life’ by Renwick Brydon – Edrom Station reminisces
5805 Article ‘Iron Men of the Footplate’ by Norman McKillop
5806 Article Angus McPherson, Driver on the West Highland Railway.
5807 Article Balloch Station, Photo with staff (Names) & article
5808 Article Handsome Alec. & Teribus (Driver NBR)
5814 Article From Cleaner to Shedmaster W Kay, by W Hennigan
5331 Correspondence Letters between W. Hennigan & Tom Martin (Ex Driver)

S404 Administration

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5812 Notice/Circular Railway Councils & Committees. Circular by Directors NBR on setting up of Councils and Wages Boards. 20/3/1922.

Stations

S101 General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5735 Article Re-named stations on Briish Railways, (LNER) – Railway Magazine 10/1923
5738 Article Some Curious Station Names (England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland) Some NBR R.W.N. Simpson.
5739 Article Stations. Brief articles on stations and staffs from ‘Spotlight’ feature (LNER Magazine), at North Queensferry, Mallaig, St. Boswells & Fort William
8398 Article Newcastle Central Station by Brian Reed. Article from Railway Magazine 1937
8406 Article Scotland’s oldest railway station (Edinburgh & Dalkeith Railway) – Extract from Railway Magazine Jan 1937
6141 Book Register of Closed Passenger Stations & Goods Depots 1830-1977
5479 Cutting/Extract John Spencer Gilks in Scotland. Colour photographs Fort William Station, Kelso and Rutherford.
5719 Cutting/Extract Extract from 1939 Handbook by M.D. Greville & J. Spence entitled ‘Closed Stations of Scotland’.
5736 Cutting/Extract Reply to readers letter on enquiry re Queen Street and Central Low Level Stations.
5740 Cutting/Extract Stations. Ex ‘Around the Branch Lines’ by W.A. Camwell, – Desc & photos of Bo’ness, Gangemouth, Throsk & Dollar – photos only of Aberfoyle, Brechin & Ladybank
5721 List List of NBR Station by areas, previously published in NBR Group Journal, 1960s.
5723 List NBR Passenger Stations – opening and closing dates :- Listing for Study Group Publication.

S102 Stations A to C

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5464 Article Alva Station in the 1870s – Article & Photo of train
5724 Article Notable Railway Station Carlisle Citadel Station (map) E .M. Sanders.
5729 Article Notable Railway Stations – Aberdeen Joint Passenger Station (CR/GNoSR) J.F. Gairns.
5730 Article Notable Railway Stations and their Traffic – Carlisle Citadel – Railway Magazine 6/1923
5733 Article Reconstruction of Berwick Station, LNER
5734 Article Reconstruction of Joint Station, Aberdeen (plan of new layout) no author given.
5463 Photograph Alloa Station c 1870 with 2 locos & trains. Photocopy of photo
5466 Photograph Bangour Hospital, near Bathgate. Three Photographs of Hospital Train and Injured Troops,1914 – 18 War.

S103 Stations D to F

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5469 Cutting/Extract Colour photograph of Fort William Station and Signal Box.
5474 Cutting/Extract Dundee Station Approaches – Photo
5720 Cutting/Extract Glenrothes/Thornton Station Opening 11/5/1992. – Glenrothes Gazette 7/5/1992.
8423 Cutting/Extract Opening of Dalgety Bay station 27 March 1998 – Rly Magazine
5473 Photograph Dollar Station c 1869 with Loco. P/copy of photo.
5482 Photograph Laser Copy of photograph of early NBR train at Eyemouth Station.

S104 Stations G to I

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5726 Article Notable Railway Stations – Inverness, Highland Rly. (mention NB through traffic) J.F. Gairns.
5731 Article Notable Railway Stations and their Traffic – Glasgow Central – Railway Magazine 9/1923
5478 Cutting/Extract Gullane Station & Yard – Photo.
5477 Photograph Galashiels Station c1970. P/copy of photo

S105 Stations J to L

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5743 Article Leith Central Station. 3 part Article by A J Mullay. 'Blastpipe' Nos. 73/4/5 – 1986/7
8389 Cutting/Extract Photo of first train leaving Leith Central, 1st July 1903. – Photocopied from newspaper (poor quality)
5408 Map/Plan Waverley Station c 1852
5483 Photograph Leith North Station frontage – Photograph (1995) of present condition of outside.(colour)

S107 Stations P to R

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5465 Article Aerial photograph of Perth 1954, showing railways, station and sidings. B&W.
5547 Article Riccarton – a Village Without a Road.
5727 Article Notable Railway Stations – Perth General Joint. J.D. Robertson.
5732 Article Queen Street, Glasgow – Notable Railway Stations
5737 Article Short Article – When the Caledonian Rly. Used Queen Street 1865 – 69.
8361 Article Gone but not Forgotten – Riccarton from Scots Magazine
8362 Article An out and out Railway colony – Riccarton (from Rly Magazine, May 1912)
5470 Cutting/Extract Coloured front cover of magazine, showing Rannoch Station.
5487 Cutting/Extract Photo, Port Carlisle Branch Junction, near Carlisle.
5489 Cutting/Extract Roxburgh Junction Station Approaches – Photo

S108 Stations S to U

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5741 Article Stirling as a Tourist and Traffic Centre by J F Gairns
5490 Photograph Selkirk Station. Photograph of Station Staff c.1920 – Newspaper cutting from Selkirk Reporter 9/4/1998.

S109 Stations V to Y

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5717 Article Waverley Station, Possibilities for replacement.
5725 Article Notable Railway Stations – Edinburgh Waverley. NBR J. Robertson.
5728 Article Notable Railway Stations – Waverley, Edinburgh (map) J.F .Gairns.
6900 Cutting/Extract Photocopies of newspaper photographs showing rebuilding of Waverley station 1890s
5375 Map/Plan Edinburgh Waverley c1847 – Agreement plan showing NBR and E&GR lines
6946 Map/Plan Edinburgh Waverley station, 1865 – NBR plan showing present & proposed markets and proposed alterations on Waverley Bridge Road.
7453 Map/Plan Plan showing proposed alteration and enlargement of Edinburgh Waverley station 1859

S111 Misc. Drawings

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5755 Drawing/Diagram Stations. Articles from Model and Railway Press, with sketch maps, of Alloa. Jedburgh, Rutherford and Blanefield.

to be determined

TBD to be determined

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
6354 Drawing/Diagram Unidentified plan & sections of one pair of locomotive cylinders and slide valves

Train Operations

T101 General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5816 Article LNER in Scotland – P Tatlow. Pre & Post Grouping
5817 Article LNER Easter Arrangements 1925 – by Alister Nisbit
5818 Article Operations. Article (‘Railway Roundabout’ no date) by O.S. Nock ‘The Races to Scotland’.
5936 Article Locomotive & Train Working in the latter part of the 19th Century Part 1 NBR E.L. Ahrons.
5937 Article Locomotive & Train working in the latter part of the 19th Century Part 3 NBR E.L. Ahrons.
5938 Article Locomotive & Train working in the latter part of the 19th Century Part 4 NBR E.L. Ahrons.
5939 Article Locomotive & Train Workings in the latter part of the 19th Century Part 2.NBR
5940 Article Locomotive & Train workings in the latter part of the 19th Century Part 5 NBR E.L.Ahrons.
5941 Article Locomotive & Train workings in the latter part of the 19th Century Part 6 NBR E.L.Ahrons.
5942 Article Scottish Locomotive & Railway Working 1895 – 1910. Further information. No Author
5943 Article Scottish Locomotive & Railway Working 1895 – 1910. S R Yates. Corrections & Additions
5944 Article Scottish Locomotive & Railway Working 1895 – 1910. S R Yates. Pt 1 NBR
5945 Article Scottish Locomotive & Railway Working 1895 – 1910. S R Yates. Pt 2 NBR
5946 Article Scottish Locomotive & Railway Working 1895 – 1910. S R Yates. Pt 3 NBR
5947 Article Scottish Locomotive & Railway Working 1895 – 1910. S R Yates. Pt 4 NBR
8384 Article NBR Stores train workings – Timetable extracts and driver recollections
8404 Article The Evolution of Anglo-Scottish Services by C.H. Lee, et al,- Three part article from Railway Magazine 1937
8435 Company Document Letter re Kincardine Power Station Train Working 1968
5831 Cutting/Extract NBR Trains at Newcastle – Railway Magazine 12/1923
8393 Timetable Murray’s timetable April 1845 – photocopy extract showing Edinburgh 7 Glasgow Railway services

T102 Timetables

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
8408 Article Anomalies of the NER Main Line by R.N. Forsythe – Article from Steam Days Sept 2001 re branch line working (incl. ex-NBR) from BR 1953 WTT.
8434 Company Document BR (Sc) WTT Passenger Trains (Section E) 2 November 1959 to 12 June 1960 (Covers Carlisle & Berwick to Perth & Dundee and branches)
8436 Company Document LNER (Scottish Area) Appendix to the Working Timetable 1 March 1937
8443 Company Document LNER Edinburgh Area (Section W) WTT from 6 October 1947
8444 Company Document LNER Edinburgh Area WTT 22 May to 1 October 1944
8445 Company Document LNER WTT Southern Scottish Area May 1938
8446 Company Document LNER WTT Burntisland District – 7 October 1946 to 4 May 1947
5597 Timetable Penmanshiel Tunnel Collapse on 16/17-1979 – Special Timetable 14/5/79 – 11/5/80
5832 Timetable Bradshaw’s Timetable for NBR. Extracts of pages 176/7 2/1863
5834 Timetable Murray’s & Bradshaw’s Time Tables, 1844, 1848 & 1865
5849 Timetable Timetable – NBR (first) 25/9/46 – Edinburgh, Berwick & Haddington.
5855 Timetable WTT – NBR May 1863
8458 Timetable Murray’s Timetable December 1929

T103 Appendices

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5886 Instruction/Rule NBR Appendix – Lothian Area

T104 Passenger

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5820 Article Through Carriage Services on Scottish Railways. (map) ‘Indicator’.
5825 Article Glasgow’s Football Traffic. Article on how the railways and trains handled the traffic of football matches.
5948 Article Expresses of the NBR – Edinburgh to Aberdeen Main Line. No author given.
5953 Article Short Article – East coast Traffic Impediments (also) E.& G.R. and others.
5954 Article Short Article – Why the Railways raced to Aberdeen.
5955 Article Singers 1907 – 1964. CR & NBRSinger Works Traffic
5960 Article Expresses of the NBR – Edinburgh to Aberdeen Main Line. A. K. Bowman.
5961 Article ‘On the Drier Side’ by W. B. Yeadon. Part 2 – The Aberdonian.
5962 Article ‘Main Line Steam – Decline and Fall – Glasgow Aberdeen 3 hour trains’.’ by Michael Harris.(Pacific Locos)
8383 Article Some curious Scottish train services – CC Littlejohn, Rly Magazine 1919

T105 Goods

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5510 Article Fish Traffic and the Great North of Scotland Ry. Railway Magazine 1/1923
5963 Article Fish Traffic
5969 Article Traffic Sources on the NBR – M Waters
5979 Article Express Goods Trains of the North British Railway. Nor. Country Observer
5994 Article Fish Traffic on British Railways (Some Scottish Area)
5968 Company Document Parcels Weigh-bill & Consignment Note. NBR Waverley to Cargill (Cal. Rly.) dated 2/1878.
8437 Company Document LNER (Scottish Area) Point to Point Timings for Freight Trains 1 December 1947 (1)
8438 Company Document LNER (Scottish Area) Working of Freight Trains Down Falling Gradients 1 June 1943
5964 Correspondence Damage to goods in transit – Memo. 28/12/1880 from Goods Manager to Haymarket. Re. (found in offices of Bruce Lindsay Brothers)
8370 List List of collieries in the Lanarkshire area 1896
5981 Notice/Circular Train, Trip & Shunting Notices. Edinburgh District w.e.f.2014/1964.

T106 Train Control

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5996 Article Short Article. Train Control on the North British Railway (Updating)
5997 Article Train Control on the North British Railway – Description of System. No author given.
5998 Article Train Control System of the NBR (Edinburgh & Southern Areas) Tom Moffatt.
5367 Map/Plan Area Control Map of Lothians, Portobello with collieries.
5995 Map/Plan B. R. Control Area Schematic Maps c. late 1960s, for Central and Southern Areas.
6780 Map/Plan NBR Western Area Train Control Diagram
6781 Map/Plan NBR Central Area Train Control Diagram

T107 Engine Loads & Route Availability

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
8439 Company Document LNER (Southern Scottish Area) Maximum Loads of Engines Book 1 March 1928
8440 Company Document LNER (SSA) Supplement No 4 dated 1 June 1934 to Max Loads of Engines Book
8441 Company Document LNER (SSA) Supplement No 5 dated 1 February 1938 to Max Loads of Engines Book
8442 Company Document LNER (SSA) Supplement No 6 dated 1 June 1943 to Max Loads of Engines Book – incorporates all previous
5888 Instruction/Rule Maximum Loads of Engines – 1/2/38. LNER Supplement No. 5
5889 Instruction/Rule Maximum Loads of Engines – 1/6/34. LNER Supplement No. 4
5890 Instruction/Rule Maximum Loads of Engines – 1/6/43. LNER Supplement No. 6

T109 Notices & Circulars

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5929 Notice/Circular Traffic and Operating Circulars 1886.87/88, in small wallet (very soiled and torn)
5930 Notice/Circular Wagons to places on North Eastern Ry. Via. Berwick. Notice
6975 Notice/Circular Box File containing photocopies of NBR circulars and notices rescued from Belses station, mostly 1870s and 1880s
6976 Notice/Circular Box File containing photocopies of NBR circulars and notices rescued from Belses station, mostly 1870s and 1880s

T111 Rules, Regulations & Guidance

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
8432 Company Document BR (Sc) Supplementary Operating Instructions (SW) from 2 April 1955
8433 Company Document BR (Sc) Working Instructions for MGR Trains to Cockenzie Power Station 1967
6005 Instruction/Rule Rules. Extract from undated Working Timetable Appendix – Lothians Area, South.

T113 Statistics

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
5809 Statistics Men’s Working hours for week ending 25/11/1854. – Passenger and Goods Enginemen. NBR

Wagons (NBR/LNER)

W101 General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
6011 Drawing/Diagram Wagon Diagram Book – LNER SSA 1923
7457 Folder/Binder Goods rolling stock information in ring binder containing drawings, articles and photographs from the collection of Stuart Rankin

W102 Covered goods vans

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
6720 Drawing/Diagram 8 Ton Covered Goods Van

W103 Open goods wagons

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
6723 Drawing/Diagram 8 & 10 Ton, 3 & 4 Plank, Dropside, Open Goods Wagon
6724 Drawing/Diagram 8 & 10 Ton, 3 & 4 Plank, Fixed side, Open Goods Wagon
6725 Drawing/Diagram 8 & 10 Ton, 3 & 4 Plank, Open Goods Wagon

W104 Cattle trucks

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
6722 Drawing/Diagram 8 Ton Medium Cattle Wagon

W105 Mineral wagons

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
6012 Drawing/Diagram Drawings – Two dimension pencil drawings of headstocks of Mineral and Goods Wagons.
6015 Drawing/Diagram Mineral Wagons – NBRearly, deduced from Photos.
6712 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of 16 Ton Mineral Wagon with Spencers Self Contained Buffers
6713 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of 16 Ton Mineral Wagon
6727 Drawing/Diagram 8/10 Ton 4 Plank End Door Mineral Wagon
6728 Drawing/Diagram 8 Ton, 14ft 6in, 4 Plank, End Door Mineral Wagon

W109 Hopper wagons

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
6710 Drawing/Diagram Arrangement of Hopper Bottom Wagon (Dumb Buffers)

W111 Special wagons

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
6010 Article 50 ton Trolley Wagon, LNER (NER) – Railway Magazine 6/1923

W112 Miscellaneous wagons

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
6726 Drawing/Diagram 10 Ton Single Bolster Wagon (Timber)
6738 Drawing/Diagram LNER (NB) Shunter’s Truck (for Y9 0-4-0ST)

Wagons (PO)

W201 General

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
6018 Drawing/Diagram Liveries of PO Wagons – 28 off – 7mm scale drawings.
6019 Drawing/Diagram P. O. Wagons, 3 drawings deduced from Photos.
6020 Drawing/Diagram Private Owners Wagons – Bowhill & Lochgelly – drawings
5462 List R. Y, Pickering & Co. Negatives of P. O. Wagons (List only)

Yards & Sidings

Y102 Marshalling Yards

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
6022 Article Cadder Gravitation Marshalling Yard, North British Railway. no author given.

Y103 Goods Yards & Depots

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
6023 Article High Street Goods Station, Glasgow, North British Railway. No author given.
6024 Article Thornton – Britain’s New Wonder Yard at – G Freeman Allen

Y104 Sidings

Archive ID Document type Description of contents
6021 List Scottish Brewery & Maltings Private Sidings. Hand-written List from Official Sources.