SPW056005 SCOTLAND (1937). Dalmarnock Power Station, Glasgow. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing north.

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Title [SPW056005] Dalmarnock Power Station, Glasgow. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing north.
Reference SPW056005
Date 1937
Link Canmore Collection item 1258119
Place name
Parish GLASGOW (CITY OF GLASGOW)
District CITY OF GLASGOW
Country SCOTLAND
Easting / Northing 261610, 662760
Longitude / Latitude -4.2101268772285, 55.838210379039
National Grid Reference NS616628

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Left hand side - power station coal yard on Ashgrove St.

Above this is Strathclyde St, arched gable was Pennants Boiler Makers factory. The structure was bought and transported to the site after the Empire Exhibition

Top left - Dalmarnock Goods Station.

Other streets visible include Beechrove St, Dalmarnock Rd, Wardrobe St, Alan St.

Chimney mid way along Strathclyde St belonged to a paint manufacturer. The area to the right of the factory was the site for the area's bomb shelter during WW2. The Strathclyde Cinema is visible towards the upper R.H. side.

Strathclyde
Tuesday 21st of October 2014 06:13:03 PM
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cell
Monday 23rd of July 2012 08:17:54 PM
Dalmarnock Power Station Electricity Works, Opened 1920 by Glasgow Corporation Electricity Department, Work started in 1914 but was suspended after a year in 1915 because of WW1 but was started again before the end of the war. Dalmarnock Power Station was eventually commissioned in two stages, in 1920 and 1926, with various extensions in later years. Closed 1977 by South of Scotland Electricity Board, Largest size 237.5MW

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Monday 23rd of July 2012 08:15:09 PM