18 September 2021 (Online)
19 September 2021 (Online)
Garlogie is home to the oldest steam beam engine in Scotland still housed in its original location. The engine is a beam engine (an early type of steam engine) and dates from the late 1830’s. The engine originally powered a textile mill but has not worked since 1904. Also present is a 1923 hydroelectric plant built to provide power to the Dunecht Estate. The beam engine house, turbine house and adjacent village hall are Grade A listed buildings. The site is owned by Aberdeenshire Museums Service, discussions are in progress with the Garlogie Beam Engine Trust to take over the site and open to the public.
Take a virtual walk around tour of Garlogie Beam Engine and Turbine House.Go on a virtual guided tour!
Building Date: Late 1830s