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Penmanshiel Tunnel: A1 Pacific No. 4475 Flying Fox bursts out of Penmanshiel Tunnel with 'The Flying Scotsman' in 1931. The photographer was 14 years old when he captured this scene.
North British Railway
Frank Spaven Collection (Courtesy David Spaven) [//1931] Ref: 35102


Penmanshiel Tunnel: The hillside in this shot must be the only feature which is relatively little changed since 1971. Mk 1 coaches hauled by rail blue 47s passing telegraph poles are all ...
North British Railway
Bill Jamieson [19/08/1971] Ref: 49765


Penmanshiel Tunnel: The boarded up north portal of Penmanshiel Tunnel in 1979. [See image 27500]
North British Railway
Bill Roberton [//1979] Ref: 36609


Penmanshiel Tunnel: A southbound HST creeps out of Penmanshiel Tunnel on 15 March 1979, two days before the tragic tunnel collapse in which two men died. (The tunnel works were being undertaken ...
North British Railway
Frank Spaven Collection (Courtesy David Spaven) [15/03/1979] Ref: 27500


Penmanshiel Tunnel: Memorial plaque for Gordon Turnbull on the monument on the hill above the collapsed Penmanshiel Tunnel.
North British Railway
Ewan Crawford [//2003] Ref: 16361


Penmanshiel Tunnel: Memorial plaque for Peter Edgar Fowler on the memorial at Penmanshiel.
North British Railway
Ewan Crawford [//2003] Ref: 16362


Penmanshiel Tunnel: Looking south over the former route of the line at Penmanshiel. This was the southern approach and the photograph is taken from roughly the southern portal.
North British Railway
Ewan Crawford [//2003] Ref: 16363


Penmanshiel Tunnel: This bridge used to cross the ECML at the east end of Penmanshiel Tunnel which passed through the hillside to the right. Catenary can be seen above the diverted route ...
North British Railway
Ewan Crawford [21/09/2003] Ref: 27501