Tag: track

1965 Renovation of Greyhound Track

I recently posted an article about Craighead Greyhound Racing track, formerly located in Springwells. Blantyre man Alex Rochead read the article and shared these two photos from 1965. Alex told me they were attached to an article about the renovation of the greyhound track on 19th March 1965 which had the headline, “Dog racing fans […]

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 […]