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Department Photo
Accession No P14040
Name/Title Royal train crossing canal in Bainsford
Primary Prod Date 1906
Brief Description The royal train is passing over the Forth and Clyde Canal by the swing bridge at Tophill, Camelon. A locomotive is standing on an adjacent track, next to a signal box. In the foreground is lock 9 and the lock-keepers' cottages.
Subject Category Royal Train/Train; Steam/Transport; Rail
Lock/Canal; Forth and Clyde/Transport; Water
Royal Visit/Occasion
Subject Person Caledonian Railway Co
North British Railway Co
Edward VII
Subject Place Lock 9/Forth and Clyde Canal/Bainsford/Falkirk area
Subject Notes The train is travelling on the line connecting Edinburgh to the north via Falkirk Grahamston.
The North British Railway Company operated the line and the Caledonian Railway Company owned the canal. The NB and Caley were two of the five Scottish railway companies.
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