Edinburgh to Glasgow: Changeovers

If the rivalry and anxiety were intense throughout, they were nearest the surface at the changeovers:  This group includes Hammy Cox, Glen Stewart and Frank Boyne and their expressions tell a story.

The year for the above photograph was 1952, not 1951

George White to Pat Younger, Clydesdale, 1954

John Stevenson to Tom O’Reilly at the start of the fourth stage in 1954

Graham Everett to Eddie Bannon, Shettleston, 1956

Terry Willcox (St Andrews University) to Ian Docherty at the start of six, 1959

Below: 1986: pics from Alex Miller, Danny Wilmoth, Tom O’Reilly, Graham MacIndoe, Graeme Orr

Tony Coyne to Billy Coyle (Shettleston)

Stuart Barnett to Frank McGowan (Victoria Park)

Frank Blackstock to young David Donnet (Springburn)

Alex McIndoe  to Jim Cooper (Springburn)

Dundee Hawkhill changeover under the watchful Danny Wilmoth

Bill Scally to Les Menelly (Shettleston) in 1967

Dave Logue to Ian Young (EUH&H) in 1967

Davie Simpson to John Myatt (Law and District)

Steven Connaghan to Lawrie Spence for Spango Valley 1986

Davie Cameron to Nat Muir, Shettleston, 1985 Five to six

Charlie Thomson to Alex Gilmour, 1986, five to six

Jamie Hendry to James Austin (Clydesdale)

 

John Pentecost to Stuart Easton (FVH)

Spango Valley at last changeover, Barrachnie

ESH, 1987, start of third leg

1987 Falkirk Victoria Harriers, start of third leg

Edinburgh AC, Kenny Mortimer starting the last leg at Barrachnie