Field Trip 1 – Supplemental

Whilst preparing the previous entry I remembered a Youtube clip from a few months back which featured footage of the line shortly before closure in 1965.

Unexpectedly, it was accompanied by an extract from the KLF’s legendary and rather rare ‘Chill Out’ album of 1989. I think it actually works rather well!

As a coincidental footnote, Bill Drummond of erstwhile outfit lived in Newton Stewart, further down the PPW in the period the film was shot which adds a bit of a poetic edge!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PU-yhABM4bg

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About maxstafford60093

Scotsman in exile. Lover of Scotland's railways, land, people and culture. Always got an ear for new and interesting music. Politically of the left and most definitely repelled by the shallow and narcissistic. An unlikely jazz-cat mod rocker with punk tendencies; a bit 1968, a bit 1977 with a distracting overdub of 1958... Most often found outdoors with my four legged buddy!
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3 Responses to Field Trip 1 – Supplemental

  1. pH says:

    Find it rather weird seeing tanks in charge of Port Road trains. I know they were used at the end, but I always thought of that as a line worked by tender engines. On an associated subject – knowing that you’re interested in big tanks in Scotland, Max – have you seen this? – http://www.railbrit.co.uk/imageenlarge/imagecomplete.php?id=45439

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