Royal Mail 'Classic Locomotives of Scotland' [Railscot]

Date: 08/03/2012

Four new Royal Mail special edition postage stamps featuring 'Classic Locomotives of Scotland' have been issued together with a first day commemorative cover. [See opposite.]

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The Royal Mail First Day Cover featuring 'Classic Locomotives of Scotland' which will be available from 8 March 2012. The 4 locomotives featured include Railscot image 6747 (G H Robin) while image 23450 (Robin Barbour) made the short-list [see image 23450].
Location: Classic Locomotives of Scotland
Company: Royal Mail
08/03/2012 John Furnevel Collection
G.N.S.R. 4.4.0 62276 Andrew Bain at Macduff on 14 September 1950, shortly after arrival with a train from Aberdeen. The photograph was featured on a commemorative set of stamps issued by the Royal Mail in March 2012 [see image 9277].
Location: Macduff
Company: Banff, Macduff and Turriff Extension Railway
14/09/1950 G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow
Located between Carron and Aberlour on the Speyside line, the Dailuaine distillery boasted its own steam locomotive, seen here in charge of a precious cargo near the distillery in the 1960s. [See image 5704]
Location: Dailuaine Distillery
Company: Strathspey Railway
// Robin Barbour Collection (Courtesy Bruce McCartney)