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I believe its called Moll's Myre, flows from around Dixon's Blazes. Moll's Myre flows under the pitch at Hampden, flows from between the South and West stand (at the Mount Florida end) and comes out under the East Stand (the Aikenhead Road end). No idea where it starts though. Back on topic, there ...
by Woolly Joss
Mon Jun 11, 2007 4:10 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Development
Topic: Contaminated Land around Glasgow and Lanarkshire
Replies: 29
Views: 12037

i seem to remember a news report from a few years ago, saying that irn bru was introduced in moscow some years ago and was more popular than coca cola . also does,nt barr,s now have a factory there ? or am i imagining things again ? Not sure if it outsells Coke, but Barrs starting selling Irn Bru i...
by Woolly Joss
Sun Oct 22, 2006 8:57 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Irn Bru
Replies: 118
Views: 46451

On the subject of disused lines, it was only recently I discovered that there used to be a goods yard at Mount Florida where the 2 tower blocks on Battlefield Road now stand. Anyone got anymore on when it ceased operating. Here it is on the 1892 ordnance survey map. http://img.photobucket.com/album...
by Woolly Joss
Sun Jul 31, 2005 4:23 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: disused railway lines/stations in scotland
Replies: 73
Views: 46946

There are chromium deposits all over the southside from White's chemical factory that was based in Rutherglen. There were chromium deposits found on the site of Lesser Hampden (behind the West Stand at Hampden) during work before the Champions League Final in 2002. The pitch was being prepared to al...
by Woolly Joss
Sun Feb 22, 2004 11:37 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: HAMPDEN PARK
Replies: 6
Views: 6298

Hi, Found your excellent site thanks to your link to mine (http://www.qpfc.com) in your feature about Hampden. Main interests are Queen's Park FC (as you may have guessed), photography and avoiding work (not too good at the latter unfortunately). Really enjoying reading about the past of Glasgow, ke...
by Woolly Joss
Sun Feb 22, 2004 11:13 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: INTRODUCE YOURSELF
Replies: 2694
Views: 518484

There is a new sign in the same place as the Irn Bru sign used to be, don't know when it was installed but I noticed it the other night when walking down Renfield Street.

Advertising Coca Cola I think, Ba Bru must be turning in his grave!
by Woolly Joss
Sun Feb 22, 2004 10:56 pm
 
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Irn Bru
Replies: 118
Views: 46451

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