Dollar Mine

Location type

Mine

Name and dates

Dollar Mine (1943-1973)

Served by the Devon Valley Railway.

Description

This coal mine was located east of Dollar station. The branch to the mine ran from the loop at the east end of the station.

From 1958, this mine provided coal for Kincardine Power Station. (See Tillicoultry for photographs of a loaded coal train]]).

The branch to the mine kept the line open to mineral traffic after closure to passengers until 1973.

Tags

Mine

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67


Nearby stations
Dollar
Rumbling Bridge [2nd]
Rumbling Bridge [1st]
Tillicoultry
Glenfoot
Forest Mill
Crook of Devon
Clackmannan Road
Bogside Fife
Sauchie
Clackmannan and Kennet
Kilbagie
Alva
East Grange
Alloa
River Devon Viaduct
Balshie Siding
Dollar Colliery
Melloch Colliery
Harvieston
Solsgirth Colliery
Gairney Viaduct
Melloch
Harvieston
Tillicoultry 1,2 Colliery
Woodland^s Coal Pit Siding
Sherriffyards Colliery
Gartinkeir
Tourist/other
Dollar Glen
Castle Campbell
Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.


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Forgotten Railways: Scotland