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On this day

1842  Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway
Queen Street Station, Glasgow, opened (originally called Dundas Street) (Date also given as the 21rst)



This day in history

D11 62690 <I>The Lady of the Lake</I> stored at Polmont on 18 February 1961, some 5 months before ^official^ withdrawal by BR. The locomotive eventually met its end at Inverurie Works in September of that year.

D11 62690 The Lady of the Lake stored at Polmont on 18 February 1961, some 5 months before ^official^ withdrawal by BR. The locomotive eventually met its end at Inverurie Works in September of that year.


G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow [1961]


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Old photograph... can anyone name location / date? [Added 13 June 2017] MOVED TO LONG TERM MYSTERIES 7 JULY 2017. RESTORED 15 FEBRUARY 2019 - SEE NEW RESPONSES. Can anyone provide any info re the distinctive uniforms?

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