SAW024462 SCOTLAND (1949). Alloa, general view, showing Alloa Harbour and West End Park. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing north.

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Title [SAW024462] Alloa, general view, showing Alloa Harbour and West End Park. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing north.
Reference SAW024462
Date 1949
Link Canmore Collection item 1269307
Place name
Parish ALLOA
District CLACKMANNAN
Country SCOTLAND
Easting / Northing 288293, 692656
Longitude / Latitude -3.7966598246377, 56.113632653052
National Grid Reference NS883927

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Old Bus Station (now demolished) now Police Station

Derek
Wednesday 13th of June 2018 08:14:37 PM
Used to be the Crown Hotel

Derek
Wednesday 13th of June 2018 08:12:09 PM
Entrance tunnel on Bank Street (still there) to old police station. Through the tunnel Police station is on the right including cells converted into residential accommodation.

Derek
Wednesday 13th of June 2018 08:09:14 PM
Old Fire Station (now demolished)

Derek
Wednesday 13th of June 2018 08:06:22 PM
macdonalds coopers? ended up alloa coopers.1971 to74 owned by w.lawsons coatbridge whisky worked there for 3 years made and repaired whisky barrels ,app.10 coopers worked there.paid per barrel(pbr)no work no pay me and a few could make £70 p.w.big money then.hard graft great place to work.coopers ally paterson -john gillfilan-pancho-jock fyffe-jim mcdade-f dawson-c harrower-stotty bits?-geordy mcdonald.jock skelton gaffer,closed and moved to coatbridge

pat oholleran
Sunday 10th of April 2016 08:08:36 PM
originaly pearsons cooperage .then youngers brewery cooperage. wg scott bought it to make and repair whisky barrels large cooperage for its time employed app.20 coopers and 6 labourers went bankrupt 1967.me. ally paterson kenny drysdale and john gillfilan were apprentices. prior to this w.g.scott had sunnyside cooperage in greenfield st i started my app.there.he employed 8 coopers 1 labourer.wully scott was agood boss loved working at scotts

pat oholleran
Sunday 10th of April 2016 07:56:50 PM
Old iron bridge crossing the railway line. I remember seeing one of the last gas lamps lit on this bridge in the mid 1950's when I visited my granny in Lime Street nearby. The "man with the "leerie" lit the gas mantle with a long pole!

ronnieK
Sunday 27th of December 2015 01:00:37 AM
The "Black Shed". A gathering place for many a bottomender, hanging aboot, watching the tide and mebbe some gambling with pennies.

ronnieK
Sunday 27th of December 2015 12:55:37 AM
Jack Carberry's ice cream and sweetie shop. Jack Junior would sell ice cream from a tub attached to the front of his bike. It had a parasol on the bike in the summer!

ronnieK
Sunday 27th of December 2015 12:49:38 AM
Ritchie's shop, Castle Street

ronnieK
Sunday 27th of December 2015 12:39:59 AM
Linden Road ("Top End" view). I was born at No.77 ("Bottom End")

ronnieK
Sunday 27th of December 2015 12:37:08 AM
Alloa Bath house, now the Speirs centre library

dizzydora
Saturday 30th of May 2015 10:33:50 AM
ballantyne shop in one of these buildings

pat oholleran
Monday 15th of December 2014 06:40:02 PM
I was in this house about 1950 family called hanlon lived here

pat oholleran
Monday 15th of December 2014 06:37:42 PM
hen hous a few people kept hen runs up to the 50s

pat oholleran
Saturday 26th of October 2013 12:08:55 PM
meadow brewery bought by george younger

pat oholleran
Saturday 26th of October 2013 12:01:39 PM
bass crest brewery then grange brewery bought by george younger

pat oholleran
Saturday 26th of October 2013 11:58:10 AM

pat oholleran
Friday 25th of October 2013 06:46:20 PM
i think it was where pickles had a small piggery.my gran and others had a broak bin for tatty pealings etc pickles collected it every week

pat oholleran
Friday 25th of October 2013 06:44:45 PM
i think this was robert balds.mining engineers house

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 09:34:23 PM
royal oak hotel

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 06:10:15 PM

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 06:09:00 PM
former gas showrooms

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 06:07:36 PM
blairs brewery demolished

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 06:06:23 PM
youngers beer barrel store

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 06:03:31 PM
new ship inn .demolished

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 06:02:09 PM

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 06:00:14 PM

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 05:59:22 PM

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 05:58:23 PM

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 05:57:20 PM
hi, I can't seem to find Lime Street on old or new maps, do you know what became of it?

PaulD67
Saturday 10th of September 2016 12:17:37 PM

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 05:56:13 PM
tatty merchant

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 05:54:56 PM
mar cafe now peppys bar

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 05:53:41 PM
lindsys lemonade factory

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 05:51:25 PM
greenfield house

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 05:49:27 PM
inglewood house

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 05:47:40 PM
saint johns school

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 05:44:48 PM
lime tree inn .burnt down

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 05:41:32 PM
the walk house.i think one of the mars lived here

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 05:38:08 PM
linden house.toffs houses

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 05:35:53 PM
seafield house ?

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 05:33:40 PM

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 05:31:35 PM
built by george younger

pat oholleran
Saturday 26th of October 2013 11:55:51 AM
youngers maltings demolished

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 05:30:33 PM
ferry inn demolished

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 05:17:30 PM
sibbaldies chip shop

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 05:16:04 PM
calder st demolshed

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 05:14:06 PM
ruins of j calders brewery.our playground when we were kids 1951we lived in calder st

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 05:10:07 PM
beer bottling works.owned by j calder brewer

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 05:06:45 PM
previous.school.church.ended up a model for travelling man or homeless

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 04:44:09 PM
I used to go the model as a wee laddie to buy cheap tea for my maw. There was a wee shop inside. I remember the homeless men having wooden lockers in a hall.

ronnieK
Sunday 27th of December 2015 12:45:33 AM
the old ship inn closed 1970?

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 04:40:48 PM
bookies on top floor.brophies?

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 04:28:04 PM

pat oholleran
Thursday 24th of October 2013 04:26:01 PM