Tag: whistleberry

Injured in Glasgow Road Banana Incident

On Saturday afternoon of 11th August 1934, at the Whistleberry Bridge, Blantyre, a motor delivery lorry belonging to Messrs Elder & Fyffe, banana merchants, Motherwell, was involved in a smash, and the driver had a remarkable escape from serious injury. The lorry swerved to avoid a collision with another car and cycle, and ran on […]

1931 Whistleberry Railway Bridge Renovation

A rare and wonderful photo from 1931 in Glasgow Road. Pictured is Glasgow Road leading off to Whistleberry Road and the replacement of the old iron railway bridge. The tram lines are evident running along Glasgow Road, under the railway bridge near Springwells. The contractors were William Arroll, whose site compound was situated alongside Glasgow […]