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Postby Fossil » Sun Feb 19, 2006 11:03 pm

HollowHorn wrote:Pound to a penny, I should be heading south instead of north :?: :oops:

In view of Fossy's above post, I should be heading to a darkened room. :roll:


Modern Fossil wrote:::): Are you still drinking that M and S plonk from last night?

Your mixing yourself up HH check the other topics or I will have to call the nurse ::):

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::): ::): Like I said, The nurse will be called and you will be sedated HH

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Postby HollowHorn » Sun Feb 19, 2006 11:11 pm

I'll get to the Hidden Glasgow "Projects" yet, it's taken me three hours to get this far, too many bliddy posters. 8O
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Postby McShad » Mon Feb 20, 2006 7:04 am

I saw a train cross the bridge (gallowgate bridge) on Saturday afternoon about half 4.... how else do you shift trains from Sheildhall to cowlairs without going round the toon?

24 Hour gaurds arent for stopping you pinching rubble... its to stop you pinching JCBs worth lots of money... or to stop you climbing illegally onto the site, tripping over, bust a leg then sue the company for letting you break into the site. :twisted:
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Postby Monument » Mon Feb 20, 2006 10:05 am

Ah yes. Health and Safety. Keeping stupid people alive. Whatever happened to natural selection?
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Postby Socceroo » Mon Feb 20, 2006 11:31 am

McShad wrote:24 Hour gaurds arent for stopping you pinching rubble... its to stop you pinching JCBs worth lots of money... or to stop you climbing illegally onto the site, tripping over, bust a leg then sue the company for letting you break into the site. :twisted:


McShad, irrespective if there is a guard on site or not, if someone breaks into a property or site which is reasonably secured they can of course try to sue but it would not get very far.

There have been tragic cases in the past where children have broken into unguarded sites and been killed but there has been no case to answer by the contractor.
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Postby Pgcc93 » Mon Feb 20, 2006 12:08 pm

Same bit of railway as shown in Alycidon's pic but from a different perspective.

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Pic was taken from beside an old abandoned siganlbox in the toon.

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Postby james73 » Mon Feb 20, 2006 4:08 pm

Pgcc93 wrote:Same bit of railway as shown in Alycidon's pic but from a different perspective.

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What a great picture. I'd always assumed that section of line was dead straight,
but clearly not. The red brick tenement in the far distance - that's the one at
the bottom end of Stockwell Street, yes?



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Postby McShad » Mon Feb 20, 2006 4:53 pm

Socceroo wrote:
McShad, irrespective if there is a guard on site or not, if someone breaks into a property or site which is reasonably secured they can of course try to sue but it would not get very far.

There have been traigic cases in the past where children have broken into unguarded sites and been killed but there has been no case to answer by the contractor.


But there have been cases where they have

This isnt america yet, but its getting that way... the nanny state
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Postby Pgcc93 » Tue Feb 21, 2006 12:32 am

james73 wrote:
Pgcc93 wrote:Same bit of railway as shown in Alycidon's pic but from a different perspective.

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What a great picture. I'd always assumed that section of line was dead straight,
but clearly not. The red brick tenement in the far distance - that's the one at
the bottom end of Stockwell Street, yes?



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I think your right James, I had to fire up Google Earth to see how it was in relation to the Mercat building.

Whilst on the subject of the City Union IIRC there was a derailment on this stretch of line in the mid to late 80's near the former Cumberland Street station and for various reasons the train was left in situ for some considerable time while engineers fathomed how to re-rail it... or maybe I just dreamt it :?: :? ::):
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Hight Street goods yard

Postby Pgcc93 » Tue Feb 21, 2006 12:01 pm

Hight Street goods from Barrack Street c.1960's with College Goods in the left distance. The tall warehouses now converted into flats.

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The sig-box looks in better nick back then.
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Postby james73 » Sat Feb 25, 2006 1:48 pm

About 2 hours ago I nearly missed this unindentified 156 rumble northwards.

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Postby Monument » Mon May 22, 2006 8:35 pm

The Royal Scotsman went across at 11 this morning. Unfortunately I was too awestruck to get my camera out...
A vagabond on the way.
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Postby Pgcc93 » Tue May 23, 2006 3:50 pm

Monument wrote:The Royal Scotsman went across at 11 this morning. Unfortunately I was too awestruck to get my camera out...

Next time Eh :wink:



'Spotted' on Sunday trundling over Eglington Street.
Fossil was a bit slow on getting his jotter and pencil out that he didn't catch the numbers in time. ::):

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Postby McShad » Tue May 23, 2006 4:13 pm

Was that just after 4pm? I walked under the bridge at Bell Street as a coal train went over
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Postby Schiehallion » Tue May 23, 2006 5:09 pm

Was that a Sunday with that traffic?

Has the bingo just came out?
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