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The Gorbals, Glasgow, Bert Hardy/Getty Images. Picture Post published an article about a working class district of Glasgow which it described as 'The Forgotten Gorbals'. Mary 16 year old bakery worker was the most powerful of all the images. The Gorbals, Gorbals Glasgow, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Glasgow Scotland, Slums, Photojournalism, Street Photography, White Photography

'The Gorbals', Glasgow, Picture Post.

The Gorbals, Glasgow, 1948. Bert Hardy/Getty Images. Picture Post published an article about a working class district of Glasgow which it described as 'The Forgotten Gorbals'. Mary 16 year old bakery worker was the most powerful of all the images.

The Barr's Irn Bru sign that could be seen for miles in Glasgow. I can still hear the sound of the birds around early evening as I would be running towards the Central station Glasgow Scotland, Edinburgh, Irn Bru, Down South, Best Cities, Old Photos, Street Photography, Paisley Scotland, Places To Visit

The Barr's Irn Bru sign that could be seen for miles in Glasgow. When I was little we used to bring this amber nectar back down south with us.

The Daily Record Bldg in Renfield Ln., Glasgow in the early C. from: Charles Rennie Mackintosh exhibition showcases work of influential Scottish architect in Scotland Now. Scotland History, Glasgow Scotland, Edinburgh, Gorbals Glasgow, Glasgow Architecture, Famous Buildings, City Buildings, Glasgow City, Glasgow School Of Art

Rennie Mackintosh exhibition showcases work of influential Scottish architect

THE style of one of Scotland's greatest architects is set to be recognised at a new exhibition in London. Take a look at his iconic and less famous buildings here.

“On October 1969 Guy More took this image of Waterloo St Bus Station, Glasgow. Taste the fumes! The Second City, 2nd City, Glasgow Scotland, Scotland Travel, Glasgow Architecture, Glasgow City, Bonde, Bus Station, Trains

Waterloo Street Bus Station in Glasgow on 19 October 1969. Picture: Guy More

Women from Calton ,Glasgow. Early century Welcome to Victorian Glasgow, take a step back in time and wonder down the lives and events of Glasgow's Victorian Era. Women In History, Family History, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Scottish Women, Glasgow Scotland, Edinburgh, Working Class, Edwardian Fashion

TheGlasgowStory

TheGlasgowStory tells the story of Glasgow in words and pictures, told by some of Scotland's best writers, and illustrated with thousands of images from the collections of the city's world-famous libraries, museums and universities. From football to fashions, Auchenshuggle to Yoker, you'll find it all here.

Seeing Glasgow by Tram and Bus - official guide issued by Glasgow Corporation Transport. Grandpa worked as a Glasgow Corporation tram driver after leaving the army in He later transferred to his trade of brass finishing, also with Glasgow Corporation. Posters Uk, Railway Posters, Poster Prints, Vintage Advertisements, Vintage Ads, Bus Art, Retro, Tourism Poster, The Second City

Seeing Glasgow by Tram and Bus - official guide issued by Glasgow Corporation Transport, 1936

A slightly sinister welcome to the Corporation's transport services - I like the fact that the cap badge has, as the numeral, the year of the guide - 1936. It is one of what was an annual edition at the time, each with a different and highly colourful cover artwork. At the time Glasgow, as befitted the city, had one of the highest regarded municipal transport operations.

Glasgow devastated by Luftwaffe bombings Scotland Uk, Glasgow Scotland, Edinburgh, Paisley Scotland, Scotland Travel, Gorbals Glasgow, Glasgow City, The Blitz, Battle Of Britain

CLYDEBANK BLITZ 1941

During two devastating Luftwaffe air raids in 1941, the town of Clydebank in Scotland was largely destroyed. Over two nights, the 13th and 14th of March, the town suffered the worst destruction and civilian loss of life in all of Scotland. 528 people died, 617 people were seriously injured, and hundreds more were injured by blast debris. Out of approximately 12,000 houses, only seven remained undamaged — with 4,000 completely destroyed and 4,500 severely damaged. From my personal collection…

For decades they have dominated the Glasgow sky line. But today, the city’s iconic Red Road flats, which once housed more than people, are… Lewis Hine, Tower Block, Glasgow Scotland, Iron Work, Construction Worker, Old Postcards, Health And Safety, Ciel, Old Photos

Glasgow in the 1960s, 70s & 80s - Around The City Vol 1

Hi hillmanimp, I must be a wee bit older than you, I remember the small Arnot Simpsons :D Bye for now, norrie

Victorian kitchen interior at Glasgow’s Tenement House (National Trust of Scotland) 1920s Kitchen, Victorian Kitchen, Layout Design, Set Design, Kitchen Interior, Kitchen Design, Ikea, Glasgow Scotland, Scotland Trip

The Tenement House | National Trust for Scotland

An authentic time capsule of life in early 20th-century Glasgow

Parkhead X. Remember going to Dr Green the dentist. Office situated farthest right and then going to Woolworth's for a treat. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Glasgow Architecture, Family History Book, 2nd City, Glasgow Scotland, Best Cities, Street View, London

About Parkhead History - Parkhead History

This site is about the history of the Parkhead area of Glasgow. If you have photos of Parkhead old or new and would like to have them included in this site please use the contact menu where one of the following will be in touch: Thomas McCann Peter Mortimer Irene Hartshorn Robert Winning Parkhead, a …