Tag: blantyre weir

Drone Pictures Blantyre weir

Adam Bush has shared these remarkable pictures of Blantyre Weir not far from the David Livingstone Centre. The amazing colours were captured by drone, with Adam piloting the small automated craft, taking these photos. Shared here, Adam told me, “The pictures are natural. No filters or effects have been added so it really captures the […]

Drowning at Blantyre Weir 1932

  A drowning tragedy took place on Saturday 25th June 1932 at the Blantyre Weir, which spans the River Clyde, between Low Blantyre and Bothwell. Along with several companions 10-year old Alex, McDermott, who resided with his parents at 45 Murray’s Building, High Blantyre, was walking across the upper ledge of the dam. He lost his footing […]