Somerville’s Oil Refinery

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Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland

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Aerial Photographs of Blantyre 1950

At the bottom of Forrest Street is William Somerville’s Oil Refinery, known locally as the Oil Works.  To the north of the oil works was the L.M.S.R. Railway lines. This was the main railway line for carrying the coal into Glasgow from the surrounding coal mines.  William Sommerville Oil Refinery Entrance at the bottom of Forrest Street.
 At the bottom of Forrest Street is William Somerville, Oil Refinery. A view of Somerville’s Yard, with oil drums. The L.M.S.R. Railway line was to the right of this photo.

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