Tag: Caledonian Railway Company

Ordnance Survey map of Ponfeigh Station

Ordnance Survey map of Ponfeigh Station

Year: 1950

An Ordnance Survey map from c. 1950 showing the location of Ponfeigh Station relative to the Douglas Water community. Ponfeigh Railway Station operated between 1864 and 1964 on the Douglas…

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…

Dolphinton Station

Year: 1908

This is an interesting card of the Caledonian Station at Dolphinton. This line opened in 1867 and it connected Dolphinton to Carstairs. By the 1920s, there were three return journeys…

Strawfrank Church


This is a view of Carstairs Junction of Strawfrank Church looking South. This Church was in part funded by the railway workers employed by the Caledonian Railway Company. Carstairs Junction,…

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…