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donaldbane

First attempts at Urban Exploration. Old Garage in Glasgow

I went on my first bit of exploring today, and was quite surprised with what I found. It was in an old disused garage within a couple of miles of the city centre. In goodish nick.

What I Found:

1) What looks like a Victorian trolley pulled by children down the mines. (Cant be, would have to Google)

2) a Fifties/Sixties a) Safe and b)Battery Charger. ?

3) Marie Celeste offices, with stubbed out cigarette, and unwashed cup.  Could probably date the last time it had been used as a garage from what's on the wall (Braveheart, puts it round about 1995, that score line comes from 1995. Nice bit of ecumenism on display. The Queen Mother and a piece of Catholic iconography wearing a Rangers top, and I believe Dick Advocate (manager in 1998 onwards...)with breasts, and a scoreline favourable to Celtic thats from 1995 or 2000 ).

4) Rusty buffing machine attachments in a frame.

5) Fired the camera off with flash in various dark rooms.


Any ideas about that trolley would be appreciated. It has rings at the front abd back, which would indicate it was coupled with other trolleys. The wheels dont have that lip you would expect if it ran on rails. Cant really work out what it was used for.

https://plus.google.com/photos/10...6320327185?authkey=CNrBjIHFgNn6Og
Catnip

No' bad.  
cybers

Welcome to the forum buddy.
First off we deal in photos not links so if you could post actual photos rather than a link to the slideshow that would be brilliant. Google does not lend itself easily to photo posting unless using their own blog orientated system so you may wish to consider a hosting site like Photobucket or Flickr both do almost unlimited accounts and provide the codes needed to post photos.

There is also comprehensive guides on how to get the photos onto the forum pages from the main Forum page

Photo Guide Here

all in all not a bad wee first set.
cybers

cybers wrote:
Welcome to the forum buddy.
First off we deal in photos not links so if you could post actual photos rather than a link to the slideshow that would be brilliant. Google does not lend itself easily to photo posting unless using their own blog orientated system so you may wish to consider a hosting site like Photobucket or Flickr both do almost unlimited accounts and provide the codes needed to post photos.

There is also comprehensive guides on how to get the photos onto the forum pages from the main Forum page

Photo Guide Here

all in all not a bad wee first set.


Also Location so the troops can go have a wee nosey would also be good though leave entry and access off.
Alex Glass

Great first post Donald

I would like to know the location  
bAzTNM

Is this building in Shawfield by any chance?
Gina

The "Battery Charger" is a Sun Engine Analyzer. My husband clocked it straight away while I was looking at the picture this morning!
His mate has run a garage for years so I've sent him the picture to see if he knows the exact model
Hawick_1987

Excellent first set DB. I'd also like to know where this is!  
norrie

Hi Donaldbane , well done in finding that garage, I too would like to know where it is, I have been down many lanes but have not noticed anything like that
Mind you I am not too sure I would have ventured in alone

Hmm, perhaps the folk employed there, were Celtic Supporters
Keep up the good work
donaldbane

Cheers Gina, and everyone else

Ive been thhinking, I should really have looked for make and model of the analyzer, safe (sh!t man, I didnt even check to see if it was open, or tere was a key stuck to the back), and the trolley.

Will have to go back and do it properly this time. Have discovered the pictures were such bad quality because my lense was manky.

Will give the location then, but its not Shawfield. If you know Glasgow you'll be massively surprised that a place like that exists there. Holding off with the location just now. Showed a picture of the Trolley to an Historian, might be older than I thought - hence going back to see if there is a Make.
Doog Doog

 Nice set,Donald.
norrie

Hi Donald Bane, hurry back and take more photos, then you can spill the beans
Hawick_1987

norrie wrote:
Hi Donald Bane, hurry back and take more photos, then you can spill the beans


Hear hear!  

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