Cononish Viaduct

Location type

Bridge

Name and dates

Cononish Viaduct (1873-)

Opened on the Callander and Oban Railway.

Description

This single track four arch viaduct, crossing the River Cononish, is between Crianlarich and Tyndrum Lower on the 1873 extension of the line from Killin [1st] to Tyndrum [1st].

It was completed by Easton Gibb in 1873.

Local


The King^s Field


To the north of the viaduct, and across the River Finnan, is Dalrigh, the site of a battle between Robert the Bruce and Macdougal of Lorn in 1306.

Tags

Viaduct


Books


A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: The North of Scotland v. 15 (Regional railway history series)

Birth and Death of a Highland Railway: Ballachulish Line

Caledonian Railway

Caledonian Routes 3: Stirling to Crianlarich - DVD - Oakwood Press

Callander & Oban Railway Through Time

Callander and Oban Railway (Library of Railway History)

History of the Railways of the Scottish Highlands: Callander and Oban Railway v. 4

History of the Railways of the Scottish Highlands: Callander and Oban Railway v. 4

Iron Road to the Isles: A Travellers and Tourist Guide to the West Highland Lines

Iron Roads to the Isles: A Travellers and Tourists Souvenir Guide to the West Highland Lines

Oban 1898: Argyllshire Sheet 98.07 (Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Argyllshire)

On West Highland Lines

Railway World Special: West Highland Lines

Scottish Central Railway (Oakwood Library of Railway History)

The Birth and Death of a Highland Railway: Ballachulish Line

The Caledonian, Scotland's Imperial Railway: A History

Trossachs and West Highlands: Exploring the Lost Railways (Local History Series)

Walks from the West Highland Railway (Cicerone Guide)