List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
COWLAIRS COTTAGE Cowlairs Cottages
Cowlairs Cottages
Cowlairs Cottages
Valuation Roll
M. Gilles, Clerk
J Hay Schoolmaster
006.03 A regulare row of cottages nearly parallel to the railway, having small outhouses attached to each. Occupied by railway servants. The property of the Ed. [Edinburgh] & Glasgow Railway Co.[Company]
Cowlairs Station
Cowlair Station
Cowlairs Station
Station board
Williwm Paton Manager
M. Gillies, Clerk
J.H. Robb Stst.[Station] Master
006.03 This name does not appear in the Time Tables. It is the first Station on the Ed[Edinburgh] & Glasgow Railway. All trains from Edinburgh stop here to take the tickets. The Sta.[Station] house is wood. It is exactly over the "Cowlairs Road" where it passes under the bridge to the works.
Cowlairs Works Cowlairs Works
Cowlairs Works
Valuation Roll
M. Gilles, Clerk
W. Paton, Manager
J.H. Robb Stat.[Station] Master
006.03 Extensive buildings for making, repairing & doing everything connected with railway traffic. There are, on an average, 500 men constantly employrd under the superintendence of the manager-W. Paton Esq. A portion of the works is in Maryhill Ph[Parish] From Cowlairs to Glasgow the Edinburgh & Glasgow Ry. [Railway] runs through long tunnels. There is also a steep incline on the line before entering the tunnels at a short distance from Cowlairs. The trains have ropes attached here for the incline. The rails are very closely laid all about the works. All trains from Glasgow are telegraphed to Cowlairs at the time of starting. There is a signal house at about a chain's distance from the station , by which the signal on it is turned from Glasgow when trains leave the latter.

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The page title is Cowlairs Cottages while the Transciption Title is Railway Cottage( i.e. singular) Notification sent.

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