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Caption for Glasgow, Renfield Street 1897: A convoy of horse-trams trundles along the busy street. Within a year, electric street trams would be running, and the horse-trams phased out. Glasgow was the last city in Britain to abandon its tramway system. The Leeds system closed in 1959, Sheffield in 1960 and Glasgow in 1962. Renfield Street is now part of the south-bound one-way system.

Memories of Glasgow

"The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street" as the Bank of England is known maintained a small office in Glasgow fir many years. It was on the north side of St VIncent Place and I worked there between 1975 and 1978. On fine summer days I would cycle to the bank from my home in East Kilbride about 15 miles (...Read full memory)

We used to go to Art Gallery & Museum on Sundays, especially if it was raining. We took the tramcar from Possilpark right to the door. My sister and our four brothers spent many happy hours there looking in wonder at all the amazing things in the display cabinets. We did not appreciate the art until much later, (...Read full memory)

Hello Glaswegians, my father used to tell us tales as children. He told us about a boat he was on many years ago . The boat was in the ocean and tipped over and children were drowned. This was many years ago, but in a park in Glasgow somewhere a memorial was put up for these children - a statue (...Read full memory)

I was born and brought up in Possilpark from 1937 until 1958 and do not remember this mural. I guess things have to change, and I must admit the mural is very colourful and well done. I remember the Blind Asylum, the Co-op, Saracen Cross, St. Theresa's Church, all on Saracen Street (if my memory serves me correctly). My little (...Read full memory)

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