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Old Govan
Glasgow - A Portrait Glasgow from the Air

 Photographs of the Govan region of Glasgow as it once was.


Town Hall in Govan

Govan Town Hall

Opened in 1901, the Town Hall provided rooms for the Govan Provost, the Govan Town Council
 and the Administrative Departments for the Burgh of Govan.

The "B" listed building was designed by Thomson and Sandilands and erected between 1897 and 1901,
 the composition of red ashlar makes it one of the best examples of an elaborate Beaux Arts building in Glasgow
.



Tram car at Govan Cross

Tram car at Govan Cross



Tram car in Govan Road

Tram car in Govan Road 





Lyceum Cinema in Govan Road

Lyceum Cinema in Govan Road




Langlands Road in Govan

Langlands Road in Govan



Tram car in Admiral Street in Govan

Tram car in Admiral Street in Govan





Fairfields Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Building

Fairfields Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Building

Fairfields 
was a shipbuilding company on the River Clyde at Govan.
 
It was a major warship builder for the Royal Navy
through the 
First and Second World Wars.
 It also built transatlantic liners,
 including record breaking ships for the 
Cunard Line and Canadian Pacific,
 such as the 
Blue Riband winning RMS Campania and RMS Lucania.






Fairfields Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Building

Fairfields Shipbuilding & Engineering Company in Govan





Fairfield's Shipyard Crane

 Fairfield's Shipyard Crane at Govan






Graving Dock at Govan

Graving Dock at Govan




Linthouse to Whiteinch ferry across River Clyde

 Linthouse to Whiteinch ferry across River Clyde





Linthouse Mansion at Govan

Linthouse Mansion at Govan

Mansion House was built in 1791 and thought to be a Robert Adam design.





Statue of John Elder in Elder Park in Govan

Statue of John Elder in Elder Park at Govan

Sculpted by Sir JE Boehm and erected in 1888.

John Elder was one of the fathers of modern shipbuilding.
 It was his development of the compound steam engine
 that led to the River Clyde being at the forefront
 of the world shipbuilding industry.

 





Elder Park in Govan

Elder Park - opened in 1885

Elder Park was  founded by Isabella Elder in memory of her husband John Elder.

John Elder was a well-known marine engineer with the Clyde ship building companies.






Bandstand in Elder Park in Govan

Bandstand in Elder Park at Govan



Elderpark School in Govan

Elderpark School in Govan




Elder Cottage Hospital in Govan

Elder Cottage Hospital in Govan




Saint Mary's Free Church in Govan

Saint Mary's Free Church in Govan



Merryflatts Poorhouse in Govan

Merryflatts Poorhouse in Govan ( now part of Southern and General Hospital )




Coop Warehouse at Shieldhall in Govan

Co-op Warehouse at Shieldhall in Govan




Paisley Road Toll in Govan

Paisley Road Toll in Govan




Tram car in Govan Road

Tram car in Govan Road 






Tram car in Govan Road

Tram car in Govan Road 






Harland & Wolff's battery powered goods locomotive

Harland & Wolff's battery powered goods locomotive at Govan






Horse drawn Ambulance Wagon in Govan

Horse-drawn Ambulance Wagon in Govan





Glasgow: Then - Chain ferry at Govan

Glasgow Then: - Chain ferry across the River Clyde  at Govan





 
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