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McLean Delivery Drivers

Hopefully this is the first time you’ll have seen this wonderful high resolution photo of the McLean Brothers (of Springfield Mineral Water Company), High Blantyre. I believe the photo was taken around 1910 and I have zoomed in on several features and characters in the picture, for more detail. The photo was taken in Priestfield […]

Todd’s Building, High Blantyre

  Pictured here in 1905 and again in 1954, is Todd’s Building. A former stone, double storey tenement building which used to stand directly across from the large tree at Priestfield. Facing and opening directly on to Main Street, the building looks likely to date back to the 1880’s, the land bought from the Jackson […]