Tag: viaduct

The Clyde Railway Viaduct Bridge

At the farthest Northern extent of Blantyre on the River Clyde is the Clyde Railway Bridge. This was modeled in a similar style to Bothwell Bridge, but was located far downstream spanning between Blantyre and Uddingston. Located just North of Boat Jocks house, the Railway Bridge was constructed in 1849 for the Caledonian Railway. A […]

Elizabeth Holmes brought Home

Pictured in the background of this 1950’s photograph is Craighead Railway Viaduct. This structure carried trains from Hamilton over to Bothwell across the River Clyde on the L.N.E Railway, all at an impressive height of 180 feet! It would surely have been an impressive journey or sight from a rail carriage window. The old walkway at […]