Railway Road c1900

Strabane Railway Street 1900
Looking Southeast along Railway Street | fullsize

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Spires left to right:
o Possibly the old church near Patrick Street/Church Street graveyard.
o Christ Church in the Bowling Green.
  • 1847: Railway station established in the town.
  • 1891: Telephonic communication between Strabane and Derry is established (reference Derry Almanac 1892)
  • The location of Mc Swiggan's public house can be seen on the right of the postcard (left of the wall).
  • McSwiggan is listed at 29 Railway Street in the 1911 census.
  • 1913: Cooper family open a cinema on the Railway Road
    (Date supplied by Mr Curlyhill)

Railway Road Map 1905
Map: Ordnance Survey 1905

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