Historic photos of Coalburn
Coalburn Brig Area - Railway Hotel and Coalburn Inn
Coalburn Inn. c 1900.
Coalburn Inn. Behind the Inn is the Auchlochan Colliery (known as "The Maid"). c 1910.
Coalburn Brig area with Station Hotel and Coalburn Inn. 1985.
The Coalburn Inn was a popular venue and used local musicians, singers and DJs. John Weir used to sing there and Andrew Irving was a DJ there for 7 years. The owner in the late 80s was Jimmy Reid and the Donaldsons had it at another time.
End view of Coalburn Inn 1996
Station Hotel 1983
Demolition of Station Hotel. 1996
A fire broke out in the hotel and much of the structure was destroyed, so that it was then demolished.
Coalburn Brig Area 1996. Coalburn Inn in foreground but Station Hotel now demolished.
Station Road (now Coalburn Road) c 1920.
Dunn's Crescent (now simply Dunn Crescent). Date unknown
This photo labelled "Coalburn Terrace" is actually of the former Pretoria Terrace in Coalburn Road.
Historic photo of Bellfield Road on bin collection day. Date unknown
Bellfield Road. 1996.
Railway Terrace. 1920s.
Railway Terrace was always known locally as the bottom terrace. The boy in the shorts is Jim Smiley. Tinto View Terrace was spoken of locally as the tap (TOP) terrace. During the Second World War when Timbertown was completed, the new address was Bellfield Road.