Campbeltown

The English Cemetery

The English Cemetery

Just outside of Campbeltown, on the Beinn Ghuilean circuit, lies a small cemetery, known locally as The English Cemetery. Listed on the Argyll & Bute Council Asset Register as Tomaig Road English Cemetery Tomaig Road,Campbeltown,PA28. According to the Places of…

More colourized old photos…

More colourized old photos…

Some more old images from around the area. This is a scene from a booklet of postcards showing a very busy harbour in Campbeltown. Lots of people and two steamers at the Quay. Another postcard from the same booklet. This…

This is fast becoming an obsession…

This is fast becoming an obsession…

This began as a curiosity to see how some of these amazing photos would look colourised. It is heading towards an obsession now. Original unedited Images can be viewed in the Macgrory Collection, Argyll & Bute Council.

Clyde Steamers

Clyde Steamers

Another follow on post from the last two. These are more ‘colourised’ images of other Clyde steamers. Click on the images to find out info on each.

PS Duchess of Hamilton

PS Duchess of Hamilton

Following on from my last post about civilised methods of travel. A couple of images of the Paddle Steamer Duchess of Hamilton, sometimes called a ‘Club Steamer’. Here she is leaving Campbeltown in the late c1890’s This elegant ship was…

The Wee Train

The Wee Train

An old advertising card for the passenger train from Campbeltown to Machrihanish, c1912. What a lovely, unhurried way to travel the short distance from Campbeltown to Machrihanish. The Train waits for the Steamer Passengers and the Steamer waits for the…

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