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Postby Schiehallion » Tue May 04, 2004 12:44 am

cumbo wrote:Looks like the old Freight linner terminal at Gorbals and some track going towards Polmadie cant remember the Junction name perhaps Muirhouse? Cue Mr 93.........


Muirhouse Junction is just beyond Pollokshields East where the Cathcart line meets the Barrhead & Kilmarnock line. The Freightliner terminal was located at what was known as the Gushetfaulds spur.
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Postby stevoooo » Tue May 04, 2004 11:16 am

Ah this is down my neck of the woods. You can nearly see my flat from the last photo there. Just around the corner for the crazy Gateway with the suspended flying angel and giant photoframe. Just cut off on the right hand side of the photograph.
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Postby stevoooo » Tue May 04, 2004 11:20 am

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this is what I'm talking about for those who have not seen it.
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Postby Pgcc93 » Tue May 04, 2004 11:24 am

stevoooo wrote:Image

this is what I'm talking about for those who have not seen it.


Was that large photograph taken at Meadoside granary by any chance :?: I've only caught a glimpse of it from the car but it looks familiar.
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Postby stevoooo » Tue May 04, 2004 4:21 pm

I don't know, but here is a better image of it and maybe someone will recognise it.

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also found this...

For their inspiration on this project, the artists turned to the History of the Gorbals. The Gorbals grew up as a satellite of Glasgow. It was famous as the first staging post for immigrants; first there were the Highlanders from the Clearances, then the Irish from the Potato Famine and then the Jews from Eastern Europe. This was a place that thrived on cultural diversity: In a treatise on Scotland in the 19th Century, Scots were advised to visit the Gorbals to “experience the sounds and smells of Europe”.

As described above the Gorbals was always a place of arrival, yet also a place to reach out from. Most immigrants would aim to find their feet in the Gorbals and the move to the new world beyond. It was this sense of reaching out that became a focus to be embodied within the commission to create a gateway to the Gorbals, that is, The Gatekeeper.

The Gatekeeper depicts a dream. The figure in the photograph seems to emerge from the past and dreams herself as the sculpted figure above. The sculpted figure hangs in the air free and unencumbered; she is a dream of the future.

so now you know! :wink:
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Postby duncan » Tue May 04, 2004 4:31 pm

that guy Dan Dubowitz was involved in all this. he's the bloke who did an exhibition about St Peter's Seminary, in New York.
http://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/th ... 1263502003
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Postby Sharon » Tue May 04, 2004 5:58 pm

I quite like the gatekeeper figure....but WTF are the nightmarish creatures round the side of the building all about!!! ????

I would not want one of those outside my bedroom window!

Im pretty sure the colonade has got to be the granary....got to be!
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Postby Sharon » Tue May 04, 2004 6:21 pm

duncan wrote:pgcc and cumbo get it right (never knew it was called Gushetfaulds). the prize is... the brick from clue 2 ;-) unless Sharon wants it for herself


I never refuse a good brick!! :)
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Postby Pgcc93 » Tue May 04, 2004 7:51 pm

Sharon wrote:
duncan wrote:pgcc and cumbo get it right (never knew it was called Gushetfaulds). the prize is... the brick from clue 2 ;-) unless Sharon wants it for herself


I never refuse a good brick!! :)


I thought me and cumbo were joint winners :?: Unless Coke Bottle needs company :wink:
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Postby Sharon » Tue May 04, 2004 7:55 pm

coke bottle ALWAYS needs good company!!! :wink:
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Postby Pgcc93 » Tue May 04, 2004 7:59 pm

Sharon wrote:coke bottle ALWAYS needs good company!!! :wink:


If it behaves itself it might even meet Irn Bru bottle (PGCC mascot) :!: :?: :wink:
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Postby turbozutek » Wed May 05, 2004 6:06 pm

The cars in order:

Vauxhall Nova Merit

Ford Orion XR?? or GLS.

Don't twig the location.

That is all.

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Postby james73 » Thu May 06, 2004 5:17 pm

Sharon wrote:
duncan wrote:pgcc and cumbo get it right (never knew it was called Gushetfaulds). the prize is... the brick from clue 2 ;-) unless Sharon wants it for herself


I never refuse a good brick!! :)


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"I love my brick..."




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He's over there...
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Postby duncan » Thu May 06, 2004 5:20 pm

hmmm, looks like i'm going to have to go back to reclaim that brick. i knew i should have picked it up when i saw it
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Postby Sharon » Thu May 06, 2004 5:32 pm

hahaha.... i keep meaning to go on a walk to SPECIFICALLY collect bricks .... :oops: 8O :D


hmmmm ...im not certain this is a good thing, but rock'n'roll!
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