Apropos my posting of the picture of the Maryhill tram the other day, I rediscovered this post I made about the ‘caurs’ in 2008, which contains a link to a fascinating Youtube video about the last day of the trams.
As I mentioned in that post, although the trams were withdrawn just before my third birthday, I have recollections of travelling on them.
There are some fantastic pictures of the old Glasgow trams (and trolley buses) out there on the net and they instantly take you to a carbolic world of heavy engineering, Capstain full strength, Ford Anglias, glass milk bottles with foil tops and sweeties sold by the quarter.
Here are some that I found:
Anyone requiring further info or pics of trams or other Glasgow transport should click here for a fascinating detailed historical account.