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Re: Washington Street School.

did you get a copy of the aerial photos or was it you who gave me a copy?
by robertpool
Mon May 21, 2018 11:22 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Washington Street School.
Replies: 40
Views: 7362

Re: Washington Street School.

great photos with lots of info. It looks like the original Saracen Tube works were demolished and the bonded warehouse (Buchanan whisky) was built on top of it. The map shows the chimney in the centre of the building (Saracen) but later photos show it at the back of the building (whisky bond). The 1...
by robertpool
Sun May 20, 2018 10:24 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Washington Street School.
Replies: 40
Views: 7362

Re: Washington Street School.

Walter MacFarlane had the Saracen Foundry in Possilpark https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1491/25120274952_9b7349d81c_c.jpg 1924 Walter Macfarlane & Co, Saracen Foundry, Possilpark, Glasgow by Robert Pool , on Flickr Hendry Bros Ltd in Robertson Street had a Saracen Tube Works https://farm4.sta...
by robertpool
Sat May 19, 2018 7:28 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Washington Street School.
Replies: 40
Views: 7362

Re: Washington Street School.

It was sold in 1899 and sold to W. P. Lowrie & Co Ltd who were wine and brokers and bonded warehouse keepers. They also bottled whisky for James Buchanan & Co Ltd. When Lowrie got into financial trouble he sold the company and building to James Buchanan. Buchanan's whisky distillery was in W...
by robertpool
Sat May 19, 2018 5:32 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Washington Street School.
Replies: 40
Views: 7362

Re: Glasgow department stores

Gordon McKay wrote:Fishers, was it in Miller st or was that Stirling's.


Stirling's library was originally in Miller Street
by robertpool
Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:23 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Glasgow department stores
Replies: 216
Views: 78165

Re: Glasgow department stores

l think Fishers was in London Rd or that may have been Lawson Fisher
by robertpool
Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:20 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Glasgow department stores
Replies: 216
Views: 78165

Re: Linlithgow

glad you found it interesting :-)
by robertpool
Thu Jul 13, 2017 11:02 am
 
Forum: Around the World
Topic: Linlithgow
Replies: 14
Views: 4586

Re: Waverley Secondary PE teachers in the 80's

i'm no very good at animal impressions .. my mother used to tell me to 'stop acting the goat' although l personally don't remember trying to act like a goat. To this day l still don't know where that expression came from :-)
by robertpool
Tue Jul 04, 2017 1:21 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Waverley Secondary PE teachers in the 80's
Replies: 10
Views: 1752

Re: Glasgow bands of the mid 80s

Lawrie Kennedy, he also played drums with 'Brothers of Craig'
by robertpool
Tue Jun 27, 2017 9:14 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Glasgow bands of the mid 80s
Replies: 5
Views: 1056

Re: Glasgow bands of the mid 80s

my ex's brother was the drummer in Anaconda
by robertpool
Mon Jun 26, 2017 8:22 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Glasgow bands of the mid 80s
Replies: 5
Views: 1056

Re: Waverley Secondary PE teachers in the 80's

anytime Doorstop :-)
by robertpool
Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:31 am
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Waverley Secondary PE teachers in the 80's
Replies: 10
Views: 1752

Re: Waverley Secondary PE teachers in the 80's

word from Drumchapel is ..... Mr Paton was baldy with a quaker beard :-)
by robertpool
Sun Jun 25, 2017 1:55 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Waverley Secondary PE teachers in the 80's
Replies: 10
Views: 1752
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