Scenic trail

I've drive along this road many times, and never before stopped at this large monument near the head of the Devils' Beeftub.

The inscription reads "Near the head of this burn on 1st Feb, 1831, James McGeorge, Guard, and John Goodfellow, Driver of the Dumfries to Edinburgh Mail lost their lives in the snow, after carrying the bags thus far. Erected 1931"

Difficult to imagine the conditions those two must have faced almost 200 years ago as I drive along in 20+ degree heat.

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