Deserves a few words, as
many strangers visit it.
When the Forth and Clyde
canal was made, it was carried over the river Luggie on a handsome
aqueduct of solid masonry with a wide arch spanning the river. This was
found to be exceedingly fortunate for the making of the Campsie Branch
Railway as there was ample room for it. The river had only to be
slightly diverted for the purpose, but the result leaves a sight rather
uncommon, viz., a river, a railway, and a canal, all superimposed the
one on the other.
Occasionally may be
observed the river silently flowing underneath, while a train is
thundering over the railway above it, and at the same moment the tall
masts of a ship are seen, crossing the railway above the whole.....