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Burn Braes

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A nice view of the Burn Braes, Biggar. The postcard was produced by J.H. Wilson. The Mill would have been working at the time this picture was taken. The exact…

Thatched Cottages, Thankerton

Thatched Cottages, Thankerton

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Year: 1908

An excellent pictures of thatched cottages in Townhead, Thankerton. This postcard was sent from one of the pictured dwellings, Park Cottage, on 29 April, 1908.

Biggar Road, Symington

Biggar Road, Symington

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Year: 1924

A view of Biggar Road, Symington. The postcard is dated 18 April, 1924, though the car is much older than this, likely dating from before the First World War.

Postcard of Clydesdale Horses

“Going to work”

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The Clydesdale Horses were first successfully developed as a breed by the Patersons of Lochlyoch Farm near Carmichael in 1713. Apparently, the breed was improved by using a Flemish Stallion.…

Thatched Cottages in Townhead, Thankerton

Thatched Cottages in Townhead

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Year: 1908

This is an excellent picture of some of the thatched cottages. The decorated thatched roofs are of particular interest. This card was sent from one of them, Park Cottage on…

Rural life postcard series showing Clydesdale Horses

Rural Life, Clydesdale Horses

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Year: 1904

The Clydesdale Horses were first successfully developed as a breed by the Patersons of Lochlyoch Farm near Carmichael in 1713. Apparently, the breed was improved by using a Flemish Stallion.…

Harvesting with Clydesdale Horses

Clydesdale Horses being used for harvesting

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The Clydesdale Horses were first successfully developed as a breed by the Patersons of Lochlyoch Farm near Carmichael in 1713. Apparently, the breed was improved by using a Flemish Stallion.…

Clydesdale Horses ploughing

Rural Life – Ploughing

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The Clydesdale Horses were first successfully developed as a breed by the Patersons of Lochlyoch Farm near Carmichael in 1713. Apparently, the breed was improved by using a Flemish Stallion.…

Postcard showing Clydesdale Horses

Clydesdale Horses in springtime

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The Clydesdale Horses were first successfully developed as a breed by the Patersons of Lochlyoch Farm near Carmichael in 1713. Apparently, the breed was improved by using a Flemish Stallion.…

Thankerton Railway Station

The Station at Thankerton

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This is a great card showing the facilities at Thankerton Railway Station that included a goods yard plus a place to put water in a train’s boiler. Also, there is…