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Re: Bakers vans in the 1970s -80s

Hugh Wrang wrote:there was a van in That Sinking Feeling

the bakers van in that sinking feeling was mortons rolls vans
by the researcher
Sun Apr 26, 2015 6:00 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Bakers vans in the 1970s -80s
Replies: 30
Views: 11971

Re: Bakers vans in the 1970s -80s

Hugh Wrang wrote:there was a van in That Sinking Feeling

the bakers van in that sinking feeling was mortons rolls vans
by the researcher
Sun Apr 26, 2015 6:00 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Bakers vans in the 1970s -80s
Replies: 30
Views: 11971

Re: An extinct job?

according to my dads birth certificate his father(my grandfather) was a turner which is someone who turns metal or wood on a lathe which was most likely metal which is engineering related as my dad was good at car repair and did all his own on his cars ive also got this skill as i like repairing bic...
by the researcher
Wed Jan 14, 2015 10:16 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: An extinct job?
Replies: 31
Views: 8816

Re: Thank goodness for the CW games

and no doubt like the olympics held in 2012 they will still be mentioning the commenwealth games in two years on the media and how it "inspires" people
by the researcher
Thu Jul 10, 2014 8:44 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Thank goodness for the CW games
Replies: 88
Views: 19959

Re: Coat of Arms at 27 Paisley Road West

my grandad had an account at this bank and am sure it was the tsb or the forerunner of the tsb and can remember the coat of arms being on the building
by the researcher
Mon Jun 30, 2014 10:08 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Coat of Arms at 27 Paisley Road West
Replies: 32
Views: 9010

Re: World War II Bombing

anyone got information about air raid shelters in the shields road/paisley road area trying to find information about an underground shelter located in the playground of shields road school
unfortunately very few photos of this school exist
anyone help please?
by the researcher
Mon May 19, 2014 11:53 am
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: World War II Bombing
Replies: 5
Views: 2454

Re: Bombs over Glasgow in WW2

my mum used to live at 17 shields road and the bombers used to try and bomb the ship yards but dont know if there was any other bomb damage in the area she also told me that there was an underground air raid shelter in the playground of shields road school can anyone confirm that this shelter existe...
by the researcher
Mon May 19, 2014 11:47 am
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Bombs over Glasgow in WW2
Replies: 669
Views: 276084

Re: What are you watching?

apparently the caird hall was the nearest to looking like a building in moscow the snow on the ground is fake
by the researcher
Mon May 19, 2014 6:33 am
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: What are you watching?
Replies: 1425
Views: 183566

Re: What are you watching?

Alan Bennett's AN ENGLISHMAN ABROAD on BBC FOUR last night. What city could possibly double as bleak, depressing, wintry, Soviet-era Moscow? Yes, Glasgow. :) Where in Glasgow is this again? http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_TGisiI_dI2E/SRhxaS8vaHI/AAAAAAAAAcw/uiIM_HolDO8/s400/caird+shot.jpg Screen shot fro...
by the researcher
Thu May 15, 2014 1:02 pm
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: What are you watching?
Replies: 1425
Views: 183566

Re: Apollo - Greens Playhouse

Didn't the Lone Ranger ride Silver up the Maryhill Rd to visit Eastpark Children's Home, calling in at the Blythswood Cinema on the way? Durachdan, Eddy PS Terrific, I've never heard of this. Can we be sure though that it was Clayton Moore making the visit? Stop teasing pensioners, Yesterday's Even...
by the researcher
Thu May 15, 2014 12:58 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Apollo - Greens Playhouse
Replies: 95
Views: 39744

Re: Gangs of Glasgow

My grandparents (mums mum and dad) lived at shields road number 17 and i can remember tongs ya bass sprayed on the wall of the bridge which goes over what used to be the railway line down to the iron ore terminus as far as i can remember it was first on there in the sixties and was still on the wall...
by the researcher
Tue May 13, 2014 11:28 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Gangs of Glasgow
Replies: 164
Views: 64576

Re: One for the railway heads

Does anyone remember the original automated announcements at Queen Street Low Level - the female voice that used to go "The train that will shortly arrive at this platform, is for Airdrie. Calling at High Street, Bellgrove etc etc etc...", then when they opened up the extension to Drumgel...
by the researcher
Sat May 10, 2014 4:55 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: One for the railway heads
Replies: 1737
Views: 307812

Re: What are these things...?

is it where cables are located below the tarmac perhaps?
by the researcher
Thu Apr 17, 2014 2:59 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: What are these things...?
Replies: 7
Views: 2319

Re: Buses Today

http://i460.photobucket.com/albums/qq326/BrigitDoon/Notmine/CookSt.jpg How exactly do you manage to forget you are driving a big fuck off bus?? Maybe it didn't happen like that... The sign on the bridge says "3.8m" which is clearly lower than the top of the bus. The driver ducks, but the ...
by the researcher
Mon Apr 14, 2014 6:40 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Buses Today
Replies: 623
Views: 109486

Re: You know you're getting old when.....

I used to have a shelf full of Tommy Vance Friday Rock Show recordings. I bought all the music on them and wiped the tapes. How I wish I hadn't. Cue Dixie Dregs, "Take It Off The Top"... i used to record the tommy vance friday rockshow every friday on cheapo cassettes and like you got rid...
by the researcher
Tue Mar 25, 2014 1:57 pm
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: You know you're getting old when.....
Replies: 124
Views: 29919
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