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Wade's Military Roads
 
 
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The Devil's Staircase climbing up from Rannoch Moor
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The eponymous Bridge of Orchy
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Looking across the eponymous Bridge of Orchy, showing something akin to the original paving retained as \'pavements\'.
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A82 near Tyndrum

Showing the old route of the road beside

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Aug 21, 2005 by Tom
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The former B8040 alongside Loch Oich. The Kerbstones can be seen on the 'beach'...
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The Old Military Road and Modern A82 side by side in Glen Falloch
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The A82, the railway and the old road all heading north from Tyndrum
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The old road, the railway and the modern A82 heading south towards Tyndrum
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Could the row of stones on the right hand arm of the River be the remains of Cauldfeilds bridge over the River Fillan at Whitebridge?
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The old Military Road starting the climb through the Bogle Glen from the A82 just north of Crianlarich
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The Old Military Road looking south east down the Bogle Glen into Glen Falloch
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A small bridge carrying the Old Military Road in the Bogle Glen, just outside Crianlarich
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Aberfeldy Bridge on the B846, built by General Wade in 1733
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Looking across the traffic-light controlled Aberfeldy Bridge on the B846
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Looking across the traffic-light controlled Aberfeldy Bridge on the B846
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The old Military Road to Glenelg Barracks climbing away from the A87 above Loch Cluanie
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A87 above Loch Cluanie, with abandoned section on outside of bend
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The old Butter Bridge over the Allt Kinglas on the A83 to the west of the Rest and be Thankful
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Looking north from the Rest and be Thankful along the Bealach an Easain Duibh.
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Looking east from the Rest and be Thankful down Glen Croe.
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Looking north from the Rest and be Thankful along the Bealach an Easain Duibh
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The junction between the B828 and A83 at the Rest and be Thankful
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The Hairpin on the old military road at the Rest and be Thankful
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The old military road below the modern A83 at the Rest and be Thankful
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The old military road descending into Tarbet
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The old military road heading north from Tarbet, now barred by a gate proclaiming 'Private'!
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The A85 heading south down Glen Ogle. Somewhere in the bracken and bog to the right of the road is the old military road...
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The culvert carrying the old military road at Loch Iubhair next to the A85
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The old military road east of Loch Iubhair next to the A85
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One of the long, undulating straights built by General Wade in the 1730s for his military road, and now part of the B862
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One of the long, undulating straights built by General Wade in the 1730s for his military road, and now part of the B862
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The B862 coming almost too close to Loch Tarff on the long descent to Fort Augustus
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Bridge on the Old Military Road near Arinabea, with the modern A85 through Glen Lochy to the left
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Bridge at Arrivain on the Old Military road through Glen Lochy
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Looking across the bridge at Arrivain on the Old Military road through Glen Lochy, with the modern A85 down to the right
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Old and new alignments of the A85 to the east of Arrivain in Glen Lochy
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Collapsed culvert on the old military road, former A85 to the east of Arrivain in Glen Lochy
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Lines in the concrete showing the shuttering used to form the arch on Arrivain Bridge on the old military road in Glen Lochy
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How old is this surface? Early metalled road surface on the old military road, former A85, near Arrivain in Glen Lochy, replaced by new alignment in the late 1930s (probably).
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Somewhere in the trees ahead the old military road and modern A85 meet, but the actual location is not now identifiable on the ground.
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Bend on the A85 in Glen Lochy, the old road actually snakes off to the right making the bends worse that they are now.
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The old military road climbs off to the right on its way to Strone, while the modern A85 takes a more gentle descent down Glen Lochy.
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The old military road descending Monument Hill near Dalmally. This was the A819 until the new road was built in the late 1930s
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The end of the public road on Monument Hill (left of shot). It is hard to believe that this was once the A819!
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This bit of the former A819 over Monument Hill is still highway, to the monument itself.
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The final descent on the abandoned A819 Monument Hill section before it reaches the new road.
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Junction with the old military road, former A819, and the modern route near Achlian. Again it can be seen where the modern road has recently been widened.
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Looking anything but white, the White Bridge carrying the B9090 across the River Nairn

 
 
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