5 comments for “The Leadhills and Wanlockhead Railway

  1. Doonhamer
    May 30, 2020 at 08:34

    And thar’s gold in them thar hills.
    And I hate the term “Dumfries and Galloway” which is just an administrative convenience because of low population.
    For any other purpose, location, weather etc, it is useless.

    • May 30, 2020 at 09:06

      Damn the administrators.

    • dearieme
      May 30, 2020 at 23:14

      They are all just an administrative convenience – consider the late unlamented “Central Region”.

      Anyhoo, The County, The Stewartry, and The Shire have been recognised as a political/geographical area for centuries.

  2. dearieme
    May 30, 2020 at 23:16

    “I thought German or Austrian countryside”: you should read more John Buchan or R L Stevenson novels.

  3. May 30, 2020 at 23:19

    Good to see you’re still alive.

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