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NS2059 :: Barry The Barrel at Largs railway station

Taken 4 years ago by Thomas Nugent near Largs/NS2059, North Ayrshire, Scotland

Barry The Barrel at Largs railway station by Thomas Nugent
Barry The Barrel at Largs railway station

Hyndman Green is in the background.
Scotrail Barry The Barrel
Barry The Barrel is the nickname given to the steam train shaped planters made from old whisky barrels which can be seen at many Scottish railway stations. Nomally Barry is provided and maintained by sponsors such as local Rotary Clubs and the likes. Barry has a 2-2-0 wheel arrangement, a tall chimney and round buffers, all reminiscent of Robert Stephenson's "Planet" of 1830. Painted in Scotrail blue, with high visibility yellow ends, seen with varying numbers of trailing coaches and sometimes double-headed with another Barry.
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Subject Grid Square NS2059
Subject Lat/Long 55.793309,-4.867941 (click to view more nearby images)
Near Largs/NS2059, North Ayrshire, Scotland
Photographer Thomas Nugent
Taken 20170416 201704 2017 (about 4 years ago)
Submitted 2017-05-19
Snippet Scotrail Barry The Barrel ·
Context City, Town centre · Railways ·
Subject flower bed ·
Group Largs Railway Station ·

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