Old photograph sent in by Ian Steele taken at Coalburn, Lanarkshire, around 1925. On the right is Ian's father Tom Steele (1905-1979) who started work here as a booking clerk. Tom Steele went on to become the country's youngest Station Master before being elected Member of Parliament for Lanark in 1945. He later served as MP for Dunbartonshire West before finally retiring in 1970.

Location: Coalburn (former)

Original line: Lesmahagow Railway

Photographer: Ian Steele Collection

Contact photographer: Ian Steele Collection

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Date: 1925

Image number: 22155

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