TTL 157

TTL Contents: 

Caledonian Characters: Malcolm Spier   John Paton looks at the life of a man who rose to the post of Assistant General Superintendent (of the Line).  
Carlisle Caledonian Buildings Jim Summers unearths the history of the housing at Kingmoor shed.
Looking Back at Balquhidder Jim Summers shows how much of the Caley was still in evidence in an old photograph.
Rival Railways Between Greenock and Gourock Mike Tedstone concludes the complex story of competing railways at Greenock, from the perspective of Clyde Holy Loch shipowner Capt. Robert Campbell of Kilmun.
A Visit to Eassie Stuart Rankin photographed the station and signalbox in 1967, shortly before passenger closure of the line.
Eassie and its Signalling Graham Roberts and Robert Dey explain the complex signalling arrangements at this rural station and its neighbouring facilities.
The Forfar Road Level Crossing at Eassie Bob Drummond looks at the long saga to final closure of an accident blackspot.
Killin Branch Super-Power Donald Peddie shows photos of a photographers' charter on the line.
Sugar Brokers’ Saloon Keith Fenwick uncovers press reports of a saloon carriage used on the Greenock line.
Navigation of the Tay - Railway ‘Draw’ David Ferguson tells how a boat owner (unsuccessfully) prosecuted the CR regarding the swing bridge.
Granton Gas Works Station Kenneth G Williamson shows present and historic photos of this station.
Tony Brenchley: Lover and Modeller of the Caledonian A modeller and historian of the railway at Blairgowrie.

In addition each issue contains Association and Membership news, an update on activity at our on-line Forum, news of developments on the remaining Caledonian network, letters and details of forthcoming meetings.