Further photos showing the removal of the Railway Bridge at Hunthill Road. What is thought to be 1962 or 1963, the bridge removal is underway.
Workmen have a stop/go board to continue letting pedestrians through, like these ladies going about their business unaffected by the work. The ladies are walking past the second Hunthill Railway Bridge (yes, there were two!). They’re walking past the raised ground of the bungalow, “Greenacre” which still has a lampost like that outside it today, directly across from the top of Stonefield Crescent.
In the foreground is the ironwork of the second bridge.
The bridge abutments continued for some years after this, the dismantled railway and abutments lasting throughout most of the 1960’s.
With thanks to Alex Rochead for sharing.
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