Titan Crane & Barclay Curle Co Ltd. Buildings, Scotstoun:
A Titan crane, part of the Barclay Curle & Company Ltd. buildings located on the north bank of the River Clyde, vehicular access if from South Street, Scotstoun. Designed and built by Sir William Arrol and Co. Ltd, this is one of the four remaining Titans on the Clyde. The crane is category A listed.


street address: beside 739 South Street, Scotstoun, Glasgow, G14 0BX
Latitude / Longitude: 55.872305,-4.345554 (sourced using Google Maps)

site visit date: 6 June 2011

view from the south-west of the Titan with the huge A listed Barclay Curle building behind the crane (06/06/2011)


looking north at the south elevation of the crane (06/06/2011)


south side of the site, the crane and huge building to the right of the photograph (06/06/2011)


the brick faced base of the crane with a small building sited at the base inside the crane tower's footprint (06/06/2011)


detail of the crane tower (06/06/2011)


the Titan from the south (06/06/2011)


looking west back down the River Clyde (06/06/2011)


Barclay, Curle & Co Ltd. building (06/06/2011)


steel and brickwork junctions (06/06/2011)


looking south from the elevated cycle path north of the crane, to the right of the photograph can be seen South Street running between the blue warehouse in the foreground and the Barclay Curle Co Ltd. buildings and crane (06/06/2011)


north elevation of the Titan and Barclay Curle buildings (06/06/2011)



Titan from the north (06/06/2011)


close up of the covered area at the non-lifting end of the crane top (06/06/2011)


view of the lifting gear (06/06/2011)


lifting end of the crane cantilever (06/06/2011)

panoramic view looking west down the River Clyde (06/06/2011)




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