Highland 58A Duke of Sutherland's Four-w Saloon built 1909

Highland 58A Duke of Sutherland's Four-w Saloon built 1909

Highland 58A Duke of Sutherland's Four-w Saloon built 1909
Highland 58A Duke of Sutherland's Four-w Saloon built 1909

 

Present Location Beamish
County Location Durham
Designed For Highland
Build Location Lochgorm
Type PRIV
First Number 58A
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Duke of Sutherland's 4-wheel Clerestory Saloon, used till 1949. P.1950 at New Romney with its 0-4-4T "Dunrobin". 1965 to Fort Steele Museum, British Columbia, Canada. Taken out of use - Mk1 3733 now carries passengers. When seen 07/94 was under cover but in need of TLC (and a good dust!). Repatriated (with "Dunrobin") and to Beamish 05/11. 09/18: restoration to pre-WW1 condition is still actively under way: by 12/18 interior cleaned and conserved and bench seats completed (in a colour sympathetic to the livery of the carriage). By 04/19: restoration complete and back in operational use.
Owner Fort Steele Historical Museum
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Very Good
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance Very Important
Storage Under Cover
Operating Yes
Survey Date 01/07/1994
Surveyor Michael Cope
Photo Date 13/04/2019
Photo by Paul Abell
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 17/04/2019

Paul Abell 13/04/2019: view of other end
Paul Abell 13/04/2019: view of other end

Paul Abell 13/04/2019: interior view of saloon
Paul Abell 13/04/2019: interior view of saloon

Paul Abell 13/04/2019: interior view of staff compartment
Paul Abell 13/04/2019: interior view of staff compartment


 

 

















 

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