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calamity

Titan Crane

Thought this sounded a good deal up until Aug.... for a family to tour the Titan.
http://www.groupon.co.uk/deals/gl...amp;CID=UK_CRM_1_0_0_128&a=19
norrie

Hi calamity, done the tour and enjoyed it
A pal of mine who worked for Arrols, is now a guide on the crane
calamity

wiz mer the special price for a family Norrie... think that might be half normal price for the tour... and where are aw yer photis then..  
norrie

Hi Calamity, in my files
I wasnt sure if UG would find them of interest
I will post them when I find them
norrie

I took these photo's July 2010

Going up, dont look down

Some views from the top





norrie

More views from the top






John Browns Shipyard was here

norrie

Titan Crane







norrie

Titan Crane







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Titan Crane












norrie

Remains of a crane at the fitting out dock



Fitting out dock, QE2 was here







norrie

Fitting out dock







Glasgow Loon

Excellent set of pics Norrie.

 
BTJustice

One of mt then in nows was from the top;


QE2 launch then in now by route9autos.co.uk, on Flickr

And one of the yard from the ground;


QE2 knocking off time then in now by route9autos.co.uk, on Flickr

Dave
fastnet

Crackers guys. A few from me.


Titan crane. by john.mcknight, on Flickr


Titan crane by john.mcknight, on Flickr


titan crane by john.mcknight, on Flickr
me

anyone know where this crane is?

can see it from my house but cant place werra boots it is in the city.

pic taken through a telescope

peter kemp

me wrote:
anyone know where this crane is?

can see it from my house but cant place werra boots it is in the city.

pic taken through a telescope


Is it not the one down at the old Barclay Curle yard in South st?
fastnet

peter kemp wrote:
me wrote:
anyone know where this crane is?

can see it from my house but cant place werra boots it is in the city.

pic taken through a telescope


Is it not the one down at the old Barclay Curle yard in South st?


My thoughts as well.
cybers


A Titan Sunset by David C Laurie, on Flickr
me

peter kemp wrote:

Is it not the one down at the old Barclay Curle yard in South st?


looks like it indeed thanks...google earth says its just under 5 miles away

not long moved into a new house with a great view of the city and im still trying to figure out what/where everything is.
city looks all askew from the angle im facing making it a tad tricky
BTJustice

Some more;


Leaning titan of Clydebank by route9autos.co.uk, on Flickr


Recycled dalek by route9autos.co.uk, on Flickr


Tital crane, Clydebank by route9autos.co.uk, on Flickr


The Clyde by route9autos.co.uk, on Flickr


Glasgow by route9autos.co.uk, on Flickr

Dave
norrie

Great photos guys
calamity

I agree Norrie, some crackers..
fastnet


Titan red by john.mcknight, on Flickr
sputnik

love it.red clydeside indeed.the titan crane was recently purchased by wdc for eight hundred thousand pounds.
tombro

What do they plan to do with it ? ? ?

 

Tombro
Alycidon

http://www.clydebankpost.co.uk/ne...485833-titan-crane-will--be-sold/
norrie

Well if that goes through my pal may be out of a job, will speak to him tomorrow
sputnik

my daughter worked on it last year through the summer season.loved the job and the other staff.a keen photographer it gave her many opportunities to take photos.
fastnet

A couple more.


Poorple. by john.mcknight, on Flickr


blue. by john.mcknight, on Flickr
peter kemp

Is it true the ownership of Titan has changed.??
fastnet

sputnik wrote:
the titan crane was recently purchased by wdc for eight hundred thousand pounds.
norrie

My Pal, still has a job
Beano




Titan Crane by Ben Allison, on Flickr

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