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Re: projector wanted

What type of projector do you need? I have a Super 8 machine in good working order, but it's more likely that the film is Standard 8 or even 16 mm.
by fergussmith
Thu Sep 18, 2008 2:28 pm
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: projector wanted
Replies: 9
Views: 1928

an update - they're not removing the original faience tiles, they remain under the new cladding. The work is in progress at the moment.
by fergussmith
Fri Jun 22, 2007 1:35 pm
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Former Lawson Fisher store - art deco shop nr Glasgow Cross
Replies: 12
Views: 4763

It may well be pish but in the 1950s it was the future, and Glasgow was very much the past.... Glasgow was (in)famous for sub-standard housing, while East Kilbride offered an escape route for thousands of aspirational skilled workers - draining Glasgow of talent. Not much of the architecture is of a...
by fergussmith
Mon Jun 06, 2005 10:16 am
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: East Kilbride
Replies: 39
Views: 21665

pic 10

These pictures are amazing, I've never heard of this film but must get a copy. Yes, pic 10 is Rose Street from New City Road, interesing to see Milton Presbyterian Church at the corner of West Graham St, demolished in the 1990s and now to be the site of a new housing development (grab a bit of raili...
by fergussmith
Fri May 28, 2004 11:36 am
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Death Watch
Replies: 56
Views: 33068


Does anyone know the location of, or what happened to, Thomas Garnett's Observatory that was constructed on Garnethill (then known as Summerhill)? I reckon it must have been on Hill Street, the highest point, but I've not been able to find any reference to it on maps. Thomas Garnett was a professor ...
by fergussmith
Wed Mar 24, 2004 4:04 pm
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Garnethill
Replies: 11
Views: 6176

Kelvingrove Cafe

You might notice a rogue sign above the doorway of the Cafe - 'Timber Maniacs' - this is the work of Glasgow artist Gregor Wright. Nice. I lived in Kelvingove for years - there used to be two great junk shops, one was called 'Crofter's Attic', sold the most amazing stuff for knockdown prices. My bes...
by fergussmith
Wed Mar 24, 2004 2:41 pm
Forum: Hidden Glasgow Projects
Topic: Kelvingrove Cafe
Replies: 21
Views: 10955

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