Mining from Kirkintilloch to Clackmannan
Mining from Kirkintilloch to Clackmannan and Stirling to Slamannan: From Kirkintilloch to Clackmannan and Stirling to Slamannan Mining from Kirkintilloch to Clackmannan. Packed with over two hundred illustrations, this is the fifth and latest book in the Stenlake mining series. Combined sales of the previous four volumes now exceed 10,000 copies. The somewhat unwieldy title reflects the spread-out nature of the area covered, the old counties of Clackmannanshire, Stirlingshire and East Dunbartonshire and the valleys of the Kelvin, the Bonny, the Forth and the Carron together with the Slamannan Plateau. More specifically mining in the following areas is featured - Baldernock, Kirkintilloch, Croy, Twechar, Auchenreoch, Kilsyth, Nethercroy, Dullatur, Denny, Bonnybridge, Redding, Shieldhill, Slamannan, Standburn, Maddiston, Falkirk, Grangemouth, Airth, Plean, Bannockburn, Cowie, Millhall, Fallin, Glenochil, Alloa, Sauchie, Tillicoultry, Dollar. Amongst the many collieries, pits and mines featured are Castlecary, Woodilee, Meiklehill, Gartshore, St Flannan's, Dumbreck, Gardrum, Polmaise, Manor-Powis, Devon, Sherriffyards and Bessie Glen. Also included are scenes of the communities themselves plus social and sporting activities such as local bands and football teams.
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