Aerial Photos 1950

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Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland

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Aerial Photographs of Blantyre 1950

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Here we have an Aerial photo of Strathclyde 1950

Blantyre Engineering

Here we have the Dog Track which doubled as the Speedway Track which was owned and operated by Frank Doonin.

Craighead Sports Ground

Craighead Rows, known locally as Baird's Raws and bottom right is the Salvation Army Citadel on Forrest Street.

Baird’s Raws

At the bottom is Craighead Rows, known locally as Baird's Raws

Rosendale

From the bottom on the left is Forrest Street then Blantyre Engineering.

Castle Park

This is Blantyre Engineering in Forrest Street, one of the largest employers outside of mining in its day.

Stonefield Public Park

At the bottom of Forrest Street is William Somerville, Oil Refinery.

Somerville’s Oil Refinery

Aitkenhead's Slaughterhouse

Aitkenhead’s Slaughterhouse

McPhee's Piggery

McPhee’s Piggery

Nicholson's Piggery

Nicholson’s Piggery

John Street Railway Tunnel

John Street Railway Tunnel

Blantyre Railway Station

Blantyre Railway Station

Aerial View of Priory Pit

Priory Pit

Stonefield Public Park

Lilly Pond

Park Lane Prefabs

Park Lane Prefabs

Buggy Buildings

Buggy Buildings

Logan Street

Logan Street

Craig Street

Craig Street

The Dookit

The Dookit

Calder Street

Calder Street

Victoria Street

Victoria Street

Broadway 1950

Broadway Cinema

Craighead Viaduct

Craighead Viaduct

Source BritainfromAbove website

Sent in by Andy Lynch

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