Tag: railway

Blantyre Railway Station Artwork

  Kirsty McLean messaged me recently with a question, adding,“My wee boy who is 5 was asking about the metal statues at the train station. I told him they were something to do with David Livingstone but he’s was less than impressed with that answer. Can you give me more info on them please? You […]

1904 High Blantyre Cemetery

This photo is extracted from a beautifully illustrated promotional book from 1904, by Gilmours of Glasgow Road. Pictured here (and I’ve zoomed in), is the High Blantyre Cemetery. The cemetery had opened just 29 years earlier in 1875 and by this time is looking quite established. However, what struck me immediately is the absolute care […]