NS3274 : Port Glasgow railway station murals

taken 5 years ago, near to Port Glasgow, Inverclyde, Great Britain

Port Glasgow railway station murals
Port Glasgow railway station murals
This panel depicts the view down Princes Street from outside the station. The south (left) side of the street is shown pretty much as it is today, whereas the north side is pre-1912 (before the John Wood St red sandstone tenements were built) and includes St Andrew's Church which was demolished in the late 1970s/early 1908s.
Port Glasgow railway station murals

The stunning and atmospheric murals were suggested by the Port Glasgow Town Centre Regeneration Forum as a way to brighten up the appearance of the town's railway station.

Funding was provided by local Regeneration company Riverside Inverclyde LinkExternal link and Scotrail's Culture and Arts Fund LinkExternal link .

The 14 individual panels are classed as a single 56 feet long work, by artists Karen Orr and Jim Strachan from the local community organisation RIG Arts LinkExternal link , in collaboration with members of the Old Men's Club, Port Glasgow Community Council and pupils of St John's Primary School

Each of the 14 panels depicts an aspect of the town's culture and history, including industry, the railways, sport and Newark Castle, cleverly blending the past with the present.

Click this Link to view all of the panels as a slideshow.

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Date Taken
Friday, 18 November, 2016   (more nearby)
Monday, 21 November, 2016
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Railways 
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3209 7441 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.0005N 4:41.3696W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3209 7441
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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