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Old Garrion Bridge.jpg
New Garrion Bridge.jpg
Bridge over the A71 - Geograph - 178483.jpg
Bridge over the A71
A71 crossing the River Irvine - Geograph - 1669659.jpg
A71 crossing the River Irvine
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A71 roundabout

Note the painful A77(M) direction!

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 17, 2007 by scynthius726
Approaching Waterloo along the A71 - Geograph - 1712405.jpg
Approaching Waterloo along the A71
Directions sign, Canderside Toll B7078 (ex A74) - Coppermine - 18656.JPG
Directions sign, Canderside Toll B7078 (ex A74)

Looking north on this old section, you're pretty high up and can see right across the Clyde Valley to the Campsie Fells in the far distance, and on a good day like this, Ben Lomond is visible a bit further to the left.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 18, 2008 by leopard680
B7078 (original A74) Canderside Toll (M74 J8) - Coppermine - 18655.JPG
B7078 (original A74) Canderside Toll (M74 J8)

This is the start of the interesting sections of old A74 on the journey south from Glasgow

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 18, 2008 by leopard680
A71 - M74 Road Junction - Geograph - 1789409.jpg
A71 - M74 Road Junction
Looking along the A71 towards Canderside Toll with the sliproad to and from the southbound carriageway of the M74 on the left.
Lizzie Brice's Roundabout - Geograph - 43110.jpg
Lizzie Brice's Roundabout
Often misspelled as 'Lizzie Bryce' or 'Lizzy Bryce's Roundabout'.

Anyway it says on the sign 'Lizzy Brice's Roundabout'. Lizzie Brice or Bryce (In the old records, her name is always spelled with a Y - Bryce, not Brice).


The famous, the wealthy and the notorious are always remembered and history generally overlooks the poor and the ordinary, so it is pleasing to have a memorial to a poor woman, whose life was typical, unremarkable, and yet unique.
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<a title='http://www.brycek.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/Lizzie%20Bryce.htm' rel='nofollow' href='http://www.brycek.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/Lizzie%20Bryce.htm'>Link</a><img style='padding-left:2px;' alt='External link' title='External link - shift click to open in new window' src='http://s0.geograph.org.uk/img/external.png' width='10' height='10'/>
Kilmarnock 1960 - Coppermine - 22846.jpg
Kilmarnock 1960

1960 road atlas showing the original plan for Kilmarnock Bypass, some of which was built, the D2 Western Road and Munro Avenue, these have now been hatched off to D1. Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Aug 09, 2009 by bobklaker

This page includes a scan of a non-free copyrighted map, and the copyright for it is most likely held by the company or person that produced the map. It is believed that the use of a limited number of web-resolution scans qualifies as fair use under United Kingdom copyright law, where this web page is hosted, as such display does not significantly impede the right of the copyright holder to sell the copyrighted material, is not being used to generate profit in this context, and presents information that cannot be exhibited otherwise.
If the copyright holder considers this is an infringement of their rights, please contact the Site Management Team to discuss further steps

M74 first section.jpg
Taken form a 1965 road map, showing the M74 under construction form junctions 5 to 8. When it opened in 1966, this was Scotland's 3rd motorway, behind the M8 and M90.

This page includes a scan of a non-free copyrighted map, and the copyright for it is most likely held by the company or person that produced the map. It is believed that the use of a limited number of web-resolution scans qualifies as fair use under United Kingdom copyright law, where this web page is hosted, as such display does not significantly impede the right of the copyright holder to sell the copyrighted material, is not being used to generate profit in this context, and presents information that cannot be exhibited otherwise.
If the copyright holder considers this is an infringement of their rights, please contact the Site Management Team to discuss further steps

C--fakepath-A71 near Loudoun Hill.jpg
It might be a bit potholed, but the A71 is nonetheless majestic as it sweeps past Loudoun Hill in Ayrshire.
A71 Calder Bridge.jpg
The A71 westbound over Calder Bridge.
A71 Burnbank.jpg
The A71 eastbound near Burnbank.
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A71, 1978, Phase 1, Bridge 4, footbridge. Dreghorn, looking east.
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A71, 1978, Phase 1, Bridge 5, over B730, looking north towards Dreghorn.
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A71, 1978, Phase 1, Bridge 1. Looking east from A78 southbound sliproad to Warrix Interchange
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A71. Phase 2 opening leaflet.
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A71. Phase 2 opening leaflet.
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The layout of Greenwood Interchange as built until it became a dumbbell interchange in 2000

 

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