Railway Stations

Photographs depicting railway stations

N.B.R. Locomotive and Coaches, Dundee

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N.B.R. Locomotive and Coaches, Dundee - Ref: WC3408


Alexander Wilson who took this photograph, was a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years. He bequeathed much of his collection and £50, to cover the costs involved, to the Free Library Committee of Dundee in 1923.

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East Station, Dundee

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East Station, Dundee - Ref: WC3389


Alexander Wilson who took this photograph, was a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years. He bequeathed much of his collection and £50, to cover the costs involved, to the Free Library Committee of Dundee in 1923.

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West Station, Dundee

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West Station, Dundee - Ref: WC3390


Alexander Wilson who took this photograph, was a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years. He bequeathed much of his collection and £50, to cover the costs involved, to the Free Library Committee of Dundee in 1923.

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Waverly Station, Edinburgh

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Waverly Station, Edinburgh - Ref: WC2528


Alexander Wilson who took this photograph, was a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years. He bequeathed much of his collection and £50, to cover the costs involved, to the Free Library Committee of Dundee in 1923.

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Royal visit decorations, Tay Bridge Station, Dundee

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Royal visit decorations, Tay Bridge Station, Dundee - Ref: WC1679

View of entrance to station from what is now Discovery Quay.

The photograph shows the entrance to the Station with a banner "Welcome to Dundee" across the road. The Standard Life Assurance Building at Craig Pier with flags and bunting.

Special trains/ferry trips were arranged from Fife, Perth, Arbroath, Carnoustie for people to attend the procession. There was also a firework display on Magdalen Green in the evening.

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Royal visit decorations, West Station, Dundee

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strong>Royal visit decorations,West Station, Dundee - Ref: WC1683

Photograph shows poster advertising Barnum & Bailey Show. Caledonian Railway operated from West Station. A banner across the street stated "Agriculture" with a cycle shop on the right hand side.

Guard of Honour for Royal Visit by Dundee Highland Volunteer Battalion The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Men wishing to be part of the Guard send names to Orderly Room. Guard will be on duty at Victoria Hospital.

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Royal visit decorations, West Station, Dundee

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Royal visit decorations, West Station, Dundee - Ref: WC1684

View of frontage of West Station with clock tower. 2 horses and carts in the foreground with the Perthshire Bar on left hand side. Above the Perthshire Bar is a sign for a Temperance Hotel which could be Mathers Hotel.

Contract for street decorations and public buildings awarded to City of London Fireworks & Public Decorations Co - local agent Thomas Justice & Sons. The decorations can in under the budget of £1000.00

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Royal visit decorations, West Station, Dundee

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Royal visit decorations,West Station, Dundee - Ref: WC1662

Photograph shows the West Station with barriers erected, decorations and crowds of people walking away from the camera. Special trains/ferry trips were arranged from Fife, Perth, Arbroath Carnoustie to see the royal procession.

The Royal train arrived in the morning and the procession went directly to open the Royal Victoria Hospital and then to Albert Square for the unveiling of the Statute and a meal at the City Chambers leaving again at 4.15pm

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West Railway Station (Old), Dundee

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West Railway Station (Old), Dundee - Ref: WC1111


This photograph shows the 2nd Dundee West Station, home of the Caledonian Railway, some time before 1888, when the building of the third station, in the Scottish Baronial style, started.

Dundee was served by three mainline stations: as well as Dundee West, there was Tay Bridge Station, home of the North British, in approximately the same location, and Dundee East, whose lines served the north eastern coast to Aberdeen.

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West Railway Station (Old and New), Dundee

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West Railway Station (Old and New), Dundee - Ref: WC1112


This photograph, dating from around 1890, shows the 2nd Dundee West Station (which the Scottish Central Company had built in 1863), with the 3rd station taking shape behind (designs date from 1888).

The second station was considered insufficient for Dundee's increasing rail traffic, and Thomas Barr submitted new plans in 1889. Blyth and Cunningham were the engineers for the project, a red sandstone edifice in the Scottish Baronial style.

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