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Main street, Blackridge - Geograph - 1326234.jpg
Main street, Blackridge
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' Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 12, 2006 by Gav
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' Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 12, 2006 by Gav
A8 Baillieston Junction Looking west - Coppermine - 14226.JPG
A8 Baillieston Junction Looking west

Glasgow straight ahead, Baillieston to the left, Coatbridge to the right and Edinburgh behind the camera

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 26, 2007 by leopard680
Former S3 Layout, old A8 (A89) near Bangour July 07 - Coppermine - 14188.JPG
Former S3 Layout, old A8 (A89) near Bangour July 07

The patched cats' eyes are clearly visible

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 26, 2007 by leopard680
Pedestrian Overbridge old A8 (A89) Bangour Hospital - Coppermine - 14187.JPG
Pedestrian Overbridge old A8 (A89) Bangour Hospital

This overbridge was to serve the westbound bus stop when the days when Bangour Cottage Hospital was still open. The M8 is behind and above the trees on the right. Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 26, 2007 by leopard680



The footbridge was removed between October 2008 and June 2009. C2r
Wide Overbridge old A8 (A89) near Uphall - Coppermine - 14185.JPG
Wide Overbridge old A8 (A89) near Uphall

Wide enough to span a dual-carriageway

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 26, 2007 by leopard680
Greggs Bakery old A8 (A89) Broxburn - Coppermine - 14184.JPG
Greggs Bakery old A8 (A89) Broxburn

I'd guess this was an old roadhouse from the days when this was the A8. Now a handy stop for those in need of a pie or a tasty Greggs Steak-Bake!

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 26, 2007 by leopard680
Old A8 (A89) near Broxburn - Coppermine - 14183.JPG
Old A8 (A89) near Broxburn

Looking east

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 26, 2007 by leopard680
Old A8 (A89) Winchburgh arches - Coppermine - 14182.JPG
Old A8 (A89) Winchburgh arches

The long Winchburgh viaduct carries the main Edinburgh-Glasgow Line over the old A8

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 26, 2007 by leopard680
Old A8 (A89) Newbridge July 07 - Coppermine - 14181.JPG
Old A8 (A89) Newbridge July 07

Heading east towards Newbridge, the wide alignment, former S3 layout, and a GATSO are all evident

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 26, 2007 by leopard680
Old A8 (A89) Uphall July 07 - Coppermine - 14180.JPG
Old A8 (A89) Uphall July 07 Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 26, 2007 by leopard680
Old A8 (A89) Uphall July 07 - Coppermine - 14179.JPG
Old A8 (A89) Uphall July 07

yet another demonstration of the wide alignment sufficient for D2

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 26, 2007 by leopard680
Bangour Hospital Sign - Coppermine - 14178.JPG
Bangour Hospital Sign

The Hospital has been closed for many years now, but the sign remains. Architecturally the Hospital is very interesting, consisting of several Victorian buildings scattered around a large field. It would be worth exploring in its own right. There's a boom across the entrance, but I did see someone stop and open it and drive in, but at first glance there doesn;t seem to be anything preventing pedestrians going in.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 26, 2007 by leopard680
Pedestrian Overbridge, old A8 (A89) Bangour Hospital July 07 - Coppermine - 14177.JPG
Pedestrian Overbridge, old A8 (A89) Bangour Hospital July 07

Bangour Hospital has been closed for many years now, so the weeds have grown and the the bridge has a derelict look about it. It was obviously built when there was a regular flow of staff and visitors boarding & alighting buses that travelled along the A8 between Edinburgh, Bathgate & Glasgow. Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 26, 2007 by leopard680

The footbridge has disappeared between 2007 and 2009 - C2r, March 2016
View from Overbridge old A8 (A89) Bangour Hospital looking West - Coppermine - 14176.JPG
View from Overbridge old A8 (A89) Bangour Hospital looking West

Again the wide alignment is clearly evident

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 26, 2007 by leopard680
View from Overbridge, Bangour Hospital old A8 (A89) - Coppermine - 14175.JPG
View from Overbridge, Bangour Hospital old A8 (A89)

The view from the overbridge looking east. The M8 is behind the trees to the right

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jul 26, 2007 by leopard680
Glasgow Cross - Geograph - 495752.jpg
Glasgow Cross
This is the Trongate viewed from Glasgow Cross, the building with the clock on it is the Tron Theatre. <a title='http://www.tron.co.uk/about.asp?page=Introduction' rel='nofollow' href='http://www.tron.co.uk/about.asp?page=Introduction'>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'/>
Boghall roundabout - Geograph - 1306431.jpg
Boghall roundabout
Bathgate fire station beyond the roundabout.
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M8/M73 Baillieston Interchange
A8 from Holytown to Broxburn - section 4 - Coppermine - 16893.JPG
A8 from Holytown to Broxburn - section 4

From OS 1-inch Popular Edition (military version) sheet 73, published 1933, print code WO 16000/39.C (1939). Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Feb 11, 2008 by FosseWay

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A8 from Holytown to Broxburn - section 5 - Coppermine - 16892.JPG
A8 from Holytown to Broxburn - section 5

From OS 1-inch Popular Edition (military version) sheet 73, published 1933, print code WO 16000/39.C (1939). Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Feb 11, 2008 by FosseWay

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A89coatdyke1.jpg
The A89 heading east out of Coatbridge towards Airdrie
A89-b753.jpg
Looking east along the A89 into Airdrie from the B753 roundabout at Coatdyke.
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Looking north into Airdrie town centre up the B802 from its roundabout junction with the A89
Approaching Boghall Roundabout - Geograph - 4597685.jpg
Approaching Boghall Roundabout Heading east on Edinburgh Road (A89).
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Blackridge, West Lothian, Scotland

This photograph was taken in December 2005 and welcomed visitors to BLACKRIDGE a HANDGUN FREE VILLAGE.

The sign no longer exists.
Baillieston Interchange - aerial from SE.jpg
Baillieston Interchange - junction 8 of the M8 and junction 2 of the M73.
The A89 looking east from Houston Mains - Geograph - 2447696.jpg
The former A8 (later A89) looking east from Houston Mains. This was the Broxburn and Uphall bypass on the Edinburgh-Glasgow New Road. Note the road width.

 

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