Tag: bothwell bridge

1981 Destruction of the Lido

  These remarkable photos date from 1981, as construction commenced on the third and final phase of the East Kilbride Expressway from Auchinraith down to Raith. In particular, these photos are of Bothwell Bridge, looking towards Hamilton. If you look closely, you’ll see the excavators beginning to undertake work at the former Lido Park, removing […]

1903 Bothwell Bridge

  I like this photo of Bothwell Bridge. I suspect it was taken to celebrate the building of the monument of the Battle of Bothwell Bridge. The monument was built in 1903 using money raised by public subscription. You’ll see the lack of vehicular traffic and indeed, the lack of any tram standards, meaning the […]