Driver oiling a locomotive at Dundee, about 1900

Driver oiling a locomotive at Dundee, about 1900. Driver Soutar oiling the Caledonian Railway 4-4-0 steam locomotive No 17 at Dundee, about 1900. This locomotive had been built at the company's St Rollox works in 1894. St Rollox works opened in 1853, and at the beginning of the twentieth century was at the height of production, employing over 5,000 men. [Second locomotive in background (detail)] Photograph and text courtesy of the National Railway Museum. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

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Last modified 14 October 2016