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Mon Jul 4 8:34 pm  #1


Branch Line to Killin

A  memory I have of my youth hostelling days around 1960 was visiting Killin. I remember once catching the trains from Killin Station (now long gone) to Killin Junction. From there we caught the train back to Glasgow. The memory I have is of sitting on the platform during a hot summers day awaiting the single carriage train. When I go to Scotland over the years I still try and get to see the Falls of Dochart. The railway bridge is till there. A couple of years back I sat on the bench overlooking the Falls reading a paper in sunshine; listening to the rush of water; thinking how great life was.
Two of the pictures come from a super book by Julian Holland called exploring Britain's lost railways from Collins.
http://i1297.photobucket.com/albums/ag26/david_graham6/killin1_zpsqazwemjj.jpg?t=1467576345
http://i1297.photobucket.com/albums/ag26/david_graham6/killin3_zps30brhvoc.jpg
http://i1297.photobucket.com/albums/ag26/david_graham6/killin2_zpsbllt1sfm.jpg?t=1467576345

 

 

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I thought this might be of interest to Govanites of old.
It is Pictures kindly given to us from Stevie Whitehead via our David Graham.


Stevie Whitehead Helped the bens to the 1980 Scottish Junior Cup Final by heading the only goal at Hampden Park in front of over 13,000.
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1980 Scottish Cup Final between Benburb F.C. v Baillieston F.C.



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1980 Scottish Cup Final between Benburb F.C. v Baillieston F.C.




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1980 Scottish Cup Final between Benburb F.C. v Baillieston F.C.





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1980 Scottish Cup Final between Benburb F.C. v Baillieston F.C.





Benburb F.C.





1980 Scottish Cup Final between Benburb F.C. v Baillieston F.C.





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1980 Scottish Cup Final between Benburb F.C. v Baillieston F.C.





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1980 Scottish Cup Final between Benburb F.C. v Baillieston F.C.





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