THE PENICUIK RAILWAY

N.B.R.     LNER     BR

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North British Railway locomotive image copyright Euan Cameron

EDINBURGH WAVERLEY

ABBEYHILL

PIERSHILL

-both replacing the earlier MEADOWBANK “The Queen’s Station”

PORTOBELLO

The main Waverley route leaves the main East Coast route at Portobello East junction

MILLERHILL

ESKBANK

Peebles Railway -designer Thomas Bouch- leaves main Waverley line at Hardengreen junction

BONNYRIGG

ROSEWELL & HAWTHORNDEN

Penicuik Railway -designer Thomas Bouch- leaves Peebles Railway at Hawthornden junction

ROSSLYN CASTLE

AUCHENDINNY

ESKBRIDGE

PENICUIK

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Penicuik train at Portobello

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Rosewell and Hawthornden station staff around 1950

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                                          link to www.penicuikwhatson.co.uk/old_photographs/

Bouch’s skewed bowstring river bridge at Auchendinny station 1967 & 2006

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Bridge under Harpers Brae, approaching Eskbridge from the north    Jim Neil

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passing the back of Burnside Cottages at Eskbridge –looking from the north

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Brickwork Cottages and Eskbridge station –seen from the north

 

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                   Eskbridge Station viewed from the south               Jim Neil

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Climbing up from Eskbridge towards Penicuik beside the river gorge 2006

 

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Esk Mills from the south, with railway crossing the Esk and paper mill siding at

left foreground.   At far right a locomotive toils up the bank from Eskbridge.

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Three images of the railway at the Penicuik end 150, 100 and 50 years ago

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                                                link to www.penicuikwhatson.co.uk/old_photographs/

Approaching Penicuik station over Bouch’s final Esk bridge at journey’s end

Cowans’ Tipper Spring & Milkhall water supply? crosses overhead to Valleyfield Mill

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One of Alex Cowan & Sons Ltd’s two mill locos restored in North British colours

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Engine shed on approach to Penicuik  station awaiting demolition in 1973

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Penicuik station awaits demolition 1973 – mill lade crosses station approach

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The Bank Mill Project

 

Images of Penicuik  

 

the Penicuik Railway’s designer Thomas Bouch

 

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