Tag: mcalpines

1936 Glasgow Road after trams

I think this postcard of Glasgow Road was created to show off the “new Glasgow Road” after the old tramlines had been ripped out. I cannot think why for any reason such a postcard would want to feature public toilets and looking from the quality of the road, I think it was to show off […]

The Dolan Girvin Heritage

I hope I do this story some justice, especially as it ends with a kind and decent man in New York, who is very proud of his Blantyre heritage and especially as I’m now in regular contact with him. I’ve managed to find out some more details whilst researching this story, which I hope are […]