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Milngavie, Bennie Railplane

551 1/128/27/2

Description Milngavie, Bennie Railplane

Date 2011

Collection RCAHMS

Catalogue Number 551 1/128/27/2

Category All Other

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/1255870

Collection Hierarchy - Sub-Group Level

Preview Category Catalogue Number Title Date Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 109852 View from north north west. 7/12/2011 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 109853 View from north west. 7/12/2011 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 109854 View from west. 7/12/2011 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 109855 View from west. 7/12/2011 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 109856 View from west. 7/12/2011 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 109857 View from west. 7/12/2011 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 109858 Detail of commemorative plaque which reads: George Bennie (1892-1957). To commemorate George Bennie's railplane which was tested here on the 8th July 1930. The bullet-shaped carriage with a propeller at each end was reputed to be the forerunner of the modern monorail. It was suspended from a single rail on a 426 ft long purpose-built test track 80ft above the former L.N.E.R. railway line, situated to the east of this plaque. Bearsden and Milngavie District Council'. There is also a relief depicting a double propeller carriage suspended from its rail. 7/12/2011 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 109859 View from east. 7/12/2011 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 109860 View from east. 7/12/2011 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 109861 View from east. 7/12/2011 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 109865 View from north north east of goods shed. The west end of the railplane gantry would have terminated at this point. 7/12/2011 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 109862 View from west of former goods shed. It is now a timber yard.. 7/12/2011 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 109863 View from north north west of goods shed. 7/12/2011 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 109864 View from north north east of goods shed. 7/12/2011 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 109866 View from north north east of goods shed. 7/12/2011 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 109867 View from north north east of goods shed. Modified timber and concrete structure. 7/12/2011 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 109868 View from north east of goods shed. Modified timber and concrete structure. 7/12/2011 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 109869 View from north west of goods shed. Modified timber and concrete structure. 7/12/2011 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 109870 Interior. View of west end of former goods shed from east. 7/12/2011 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 109871 Interior. View of former goods shed. 7/12/2011 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 109872 Interior. View of former goods shed. 7/12/2011 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 109873 Interior. View of former goods shed. 7/12/2011 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 109874 Interior. View of former goods shed. 7/12/2011 Item Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 109875 Interior. Detail of door of former goods shed. 7/12/2011 Item Level

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