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Lanark Lost Railways and Buses

Lanark Lost Railways and Buses Lanark’s Lost Railways Origins Local railway companies by 1870 – Dominance of Caledonian and North British. World War I – North British part of LNER group and...
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Medieval Transport around Lanark

Medieval Transport around Lanark Roads Roads in the Middle Ages tended to follow the routes laid down by the Romans. In Scotland there were few roman roads, therefore most were tracks or Drove roads. The...
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Roads in the Middle Ages

Roads in the Middle Ages In Medieval time Lanark was still an important place for trade. Lanark’s wealth was based on wool from the time that the Burgh of Lanark was founded c.1140 by King David I. In...
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Aviation at Lanark 1910

Aviation at Lanark 1910. Lanark was host to the world’s Third International Air show in August 1910. Lanark was chosen because of its racecourse which was an ideal spot for flying. It also had excellent...
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Flying at Lanark

Flying at Lanark Flying at Lanark might today seem a strange idea, but in 1910 Lanark was chosen as the spot for the World’s Third Aviation Meeting. The lead up to the Aviation Meeting led to the...
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