The Railway

The Balnacraig railway viaduct (pictured in June 1989).

This was an iconic  feature of the landscape until it was demolished shortly after these pictures were taken.

photos Jim Henderson

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Torphins Station

Lumphanan Station

Glassel Station

The Stationmaster during war  years was Mr  Fowlie. In the 1950's  he was moved to Aboyne Station and replaced by the Signalman Mr Kemp, pictured below as the last  train left Torphins

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26 Feb 1966 The Last  train leaves Torphins

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The end of the line, as track is removed

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