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The Clyde Foundry, 184 Helen Street, Govan, 1967.

Taken during its demolition in 1967, this view shows all that remained of a very extensive iron-foundry (clad in reinforced glass). It was the largest building of its kind in Scotland. Built in 1922 for shipbuilders Harland & Wolff of Belfast to make components for marine diesel engines for the company works in Belfast and Finnieston. The firm built up a presence on the Clyde from 1912, with a shipbuilding yard in Govan, and a diesel engine works in Finnieston, as well as existing facilities. The company withdrew from the Clyde in 1962, and its works were demolished.
Photo: John R Hume. Yashika 635 twin-lens reflex camera, digital print

End of the Line Photographs of Glasgow's Industrial Past by John R Hume
  1. Introduction
  2. The Regent Flour Mills, Bunhouse Road, Kelvingrove, 1967.
  3. The United Cooperative Baking Society’s bakery, 12 McNeil Street, Moffat Street frontage, 1967.
  4. The Cranstonhill Bakery, 38-42 Cranston Street, Anderston, 1967.
  5. The South Sawmillfield Cotton Mill, 6-12 Burns Street, Port Dundas, 1965.
  6. The Saracen Foundry, 73 Hawthorn Street, Possilpark, 1965.
  7. The Gorbals Grain Mills, 87-97 Surrey Street, Gorbals, 1966.
  8. Townsends’ Chemical Works, 31-33 Townsend Street, Port Dundas, 1967.
  9. The Anderston Cotton Work, 93 Cheapside Street, Anderston, 1966.
  10. Monumental Sculptors’ Works, 60 Cathedral Street, Townhead, 1967.
  11. Pointhouse Shipbuilding Yard, 250 Ferry Road, 1964.
  12. Reed and Heddle Factory, 105-111 John Street, City Centre, 1973.
  13. The Clyde Foundry, 184 Helen Street, Govan, 1967.
  14. Parkhead Forge, G Shop, East Wellington Street, Parkhead, 1967.
  15. Concluding Remarks