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1911 Low Blantyre Station

Pictured here in 1911, is Low Blantyre Station , pictured from the North platform, looking towards Glasgow. Scanned in high resolution, you can make out quite a bit of detail including the iron pedestrian footbridge in the background, and further back beyond it the iron road bridge. Two figures stand on the side and i […]

Alarming Railway Accident at Low Blantyre

On Tuesday 26th July 1881, an alarming railway accident occurred at Low Blantyre Railway Station. The Glasgow Herald reported: Yesterday morning an alarming accident happened on the Caledonian Railway at Low Blantyre Station, causing considerable damage to rolling stock, and delaying the ordinary traffic. At five o’clock, on a mineral train of empty wagons, which […]