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November 1 1916: Horse shot after being hit by car

November 1 2016

A horse pulling a Dundee bus had its leg nearly severed after being hit by a car. The driver of the bus was thrown from the vehicle by the impact. Traffic was also held up as the animal was lying across the tram tracks.


Dundee trams: Gone but not forgotten

October 21 2016

At one minute past midnight on October 21 1956, Dundee’s last tram made its final journey, drawing a chapter of Dundee’s transport history to an emotional end .


August 15 1916: 19-year-old millworker killed in action

August 15 2016

Many of the stories relating to the deaths of young local soldiers bore a description of character from their commanding officer. George Thornton was “well liked”, with his commanding officer admitting he was “very sorry to lose him”