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Articles about the dummy railway 

Anecdotes about old paisley railways.

Legend of the Dummy Railway (humour)

Article on Paisley. org

Article in Paisley Express

Paisley Mansions website 


These Wikipedia pages were created at the same time as this website and are more formal versions of the ones on this site but have comprehensive references to the sources of information.

Paisley and Barrhead District Railway

Potterhill Branch

Canal Line


A lot of the information on this site was gleaned from Ewan Crawford's excellent and comprehensive Railscot website, see below


http://www.railscot.co.uk/railways.htm (companies)

Many of the black and white photographs were taken by the famous railway photographer GH Robin. They are included on the website by courtesy of the Mitchell Library (Culture and Sport Glasgow on behalf of Glasgow City Council) . The negatives and copyright for these photographs are held by the Mitchell Library - Thanks to Marion Beaton , Archives and Special Collections Co-ordinator Mitchell Library for the kind permission to display the photographs of GH Robin.The Mitchell Library can be found here

The marvellous photographs of GH Robin can be seen here

Thanks to his son John Robin for his kind words and permission to use his own photographs.

Gordon Stansfield's Ayrshire & Renfrewshire's Lost Railways and other books can be found here

Some of the history and photographs were taken from David Rowand's brilliant Paisley history books. Find them here

Dates from CJ Gammell "scottish branch lines" (1999) here

Graham Morgan's excellent railway and other photographs can be found here

Photographs by Colin Miller on Railscot here . Thanks to Colin for those and his fascinating memories.

Glagow & South Western Railway Association

Thanks to Mr David Roberts, Paisley Museum for his help. Paisley Museum website is here

Thanks to Vic at Paisley.org forum for his information and the use of his photographs. His photos are here.

The Norris Forrest photographs are displayed by kind permission of Keith Fenwick, chairman of the Great North of Scotland Railway Association which owns the copyright and can be foundhere. Permission must be sought to use these photographs in any context.

The Norris Forrest photographs were purchased from Transport Treasury which has an archive of 300,000 transport related negatives !! Find it here


Partick Central / Kelvin Hall photos 










Links to other old, non railway pictures of Paisley.

Old Paisley photographs

Slideshows of old Paisley pictures

Second slideshow

Same photos on photobucket - click on pause then step through pictures by clicking on them.

Tom Williamson

paisley online


Paisley circa 1900

Paisley.org old Paisley pictures

Mill Museum



Paisley.org main gallery























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