NS5765 : Finnieston Tunnel : Northern Portal

taken 40 years ago, near to Govan, Glasgow, Great Britain

Finnieston Tunnel : Northern Portal
Finnieston Tunnel : Northern Portal
This picture is taken from the Finnieston Crane, looking at the entrance to the (then) pedestrian walkway under the River Clyde. Although in a state of disrepair, a number of hydraulic lifts took horses and carts silently under the river bed, via a roadway, to a similar portal on the southern side of the river. The lifts fell into disrepair, but pedestrian access was permitted until 1980, when the building was totally remodelled to become a range of restaurants, utilising the old building shell. There is no longer public access to the pedestrian tunnel; however, as this contains an important water main belonging to Scottish Water, access remains in case of maintenance.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 12 April, 1979   (more nearby)
Saturday, 13 January, 2007
Tunnel > Tunnel   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 571 651 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:51.4707N 4:17.0761W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 570 651
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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