NS5765 : Former Finnieston Ferry terminal

taken 3 years ago, near to Pollokshields, Glasgow, Great Britain

Former Finnieston Ferry terminal
Former Finnieston Ferry terminal
This was the northern road linkspan that connected with the vehicle deck of the old Finnieston Car Ferry (retired in 1962), which took carts and cars across the River Clyde to the opposite bank where an identical contraption allowed the unloading/loading. In addition to the ramp adjusting for tital variations, so too did the entire deck of the ferry, to keep the deck level with the ramps whatever the state of the tide.

Thanks to Raymond Okonski for the above information.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 24 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 30 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre  Docks, Harbours 
Primary Subject of Photo
Ferry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5745 6501 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:51.4285N 4:16.7381W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5747 6500
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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