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PostPosted: Sun Dec 21, 2008 5:23 pm    Post subject: Glasgow Industry  Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

Apologies if this should be somewhere else.  Here's a collection of 24 images from The Glasgow Works, St Rollox that I've obtained from the original photographer who is happy to share them with the wider world.  Some are titled.



Asbestos Shop


Blacksmiths' Shop


Carriage Lift Bogie Road


Carriage Lift Shop


Erecting Shop Bogie Road


Erecting Shop Loco Road


Erecting Shop Traction Motor Section


Lift Shop


Machine Shop


Sawmill


Tin Shop


Traverser Carriage Lift Shop


Wheel Shop




















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PostPosted: Sun Dec 21, 2008 5:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods



Excellent stuff, schiehallion - thanks for posting.


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 21, 2008 7:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

belters! cheers
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 21, 2008 8:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

Those are brilliant cheers for that  
It's fascinating to see the how many skills and trades were involved in the workshops.
 
This photo illustrates the scale of the railway industry sadly it's mostly Tesco town up there these days.

St Rollox

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 22, 2008 2:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

Some stunning images well worth the share ... thank you.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 22, 2008 12:25 pm    Post subject: Re: Glasgow Industry Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

Apprentices training school?
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 27, 2008 6:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

awesome.

out of interest, where did you aquire these from?

I'm often looking for railway images (negs and slides) for sale........it'd be interesting if there was another avenue I could explore..............if you pardon the punn............
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 27, 2008 8:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

StevenJ wrote:
awesome.

out of interest, where did you aquire these from?

I'm often looking for railway images (negs and slides) for sale........it'd be interesting if there was another avenue I could explore..............if you pardon the punn............


I got the scans from a guy I work with in the railway industry who started his career at Glasgow Works.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 07, 2009 11:17 am    Post subject: Re: Trains Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

mr.underwood wrote:
StevenJ,Couple of train photos for you.
Taken in Cuba


Hi Mr U
Here's another couple from Cuba.




Taken outside Moron, Great place name  
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 07, 2009 4:48 pm    Post subject: cuba Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

Hi Jock58,thanks for these.When you see the state of the engines you can understand the name!!


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