Gallery of Pictures

   

This is a photograph of Derek Gow taken in December 1983. I actually taught Derek and his brother. From an early age Derek was an expert regarding rare sheep. Derek went on to reintroduce beavers down ......more

   

This picture is one which was in a newsletter issued by Biggar Museum in June 1984. It is of interest as it shows the old method of harvesting. The photographer was the Reverend George Allan. He amassed ......more

   

Carnwath Mill and Tinto This card showing Carnwath Mill shows the leet heading in the direction of Carnwath Mill, parts of this mill date back to the 17th century. The nearby farm up the road from ......more

   

On the Mouse at Cleghorn, near Lanark This is a nice view of the Mouse at Cleghorn. If my memory serves me right, this whole area is covered with tomato houses. However in 1904 it was not and the ......more

   

High Street, Lanark This is a "Phototype" card made by Valentines of Dundee. It shows Lanark High Street about the 1950`s. The chains were put up the centre of the High Street and there was plenty ......more

   

Medwyn near Kaimend, Carnwath This is an old bridge not far from Carnwath Mill. It is off the present road and is located near the hamlet of Kaimend. The bridge is probably late 18th century in date. ......more

   

Tinto from the playpark, Carnwath This is a fairly new card. It was sent in 1970. The subject matter of interest - the park is still there but this piece of play equipment is no longer there. It looks ......more

   

Main Road, Crawford One would scarcely imagine this as the old A74 but it is. When this card was posted in July 1912, there was hardly any cars so no special motorway required. The writer of the card mentions proudly that she saw a flying machine

   

Carnwath from Green This is an unusual card from Carnwath. It shows a view down the main street of Carnwath from the Edinburgh cut off. The long white building now a farm, was formerly a coaching ......more

   

The Flower Gardens, Market Square, Carluke This card shows Carluke Market Square as it used to be in the late 1960`s. Does anybody remember the chimney? Maybe those connected with Carluke could tell us more about this photograph.

   

Wallace`s Cave on the Clyde, Lanark This is one of the sites connected with William Wallace. Unfortunately there is no evidence to link this place with William Wallace. This is an interesting card ......more

   

This and the following photographs are cabinet photos. These are of a larger size than the Carte de Visit. This card was produced by Davidson & Sons when they had premises both in Lanark and Carluke. ......more

   

These two cards are by Rogers rather than Archibald Rogers. In 1891 Robert joined his fathers firm. They worked together till Robert`s death in 1911. Therefore on balance the period for these cards is 1891-1911.

   

These two cards are by Rogers rather than Archibald Rogers. In 1891 Robert joined his fathers firm. They worked together till Robert`s death in 1911. Therefore on balance the period for these cards is 1891-1911.

   

Homeward Bound This is a nice card probably photographed in the Clyde Valley. It shows several Clydesdales. It is a nice touch showing the man with his baby. There is no evidence that this is a Charles Reid card.

   

Moss Burn, Carnwath This is another view of the Moss Burn in Carnwath. Again this card was produced for Jackson`s, the stationers in Carnwath. The Moss Burn would probably have run from Couthally ......more


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