Tag: Beeching

Thankerton Railway Station

The Station at Thankerton


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…

Thankerton Station Building

Townhead, Thankerton from the station

Year: 1905

This is a nice view of the Station building at Thankerton with the adjacent signal box. The card dates to about 1905. Notice the advert for the Central Station Hotel…

Sandilands viaduct to Douglas, 1963

Sandilands Viaduct to Douglas

Year: 1963

This is a special train that has just crossed the Sandilands Viaduct going to Douglas and Muirkirk. The front train is an early example of a Caledonian railway engine. It…

Braidwood Station, Carluke

Braidwood Station


This is a view of Braidwood Station near Carluke, opened by the Caledonian Railway Company in 1849. It was a busy station with several sidings on the east side, including…