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Greenfield Old Rows 1890

  It’s incredible to think, but this rare old photo of Greenfield Old Rows was taken nearly 130 years ago! In 1890, a photographer captured this scene showing the tied miner’s house to Greenfield Colliery, not far from Burnbank. Situated between Blantyre and Burnbank, Greenfield Colliery employed many Blantyre people, although of course these former […]

1978 Glasgow Road near Clark Street

Back to Glasgow Road. This time 1978, a time when huge redevelopment was underway. Blantyre residents go about their daily business, hands full of shopping, for Glasgow Road had just about everything you would ever need at that time. Looking towards Burnbank, the picture is taken near the former junctions of John Street and Clark […]