Modern Studies #9 visual

The glasgow branch of the Forth and clyde effectively feigns a right after the Majesty of Maryhill locks at Stockingfield junction, forking left at the junction you head to Edinburgh joining the union canal or you stay on the Forth and Clyde to the Kelpies and Grangemouth basin, were it meets the River Forth.

The Glasgow branch was long the scene of heavy industrialisation, visable signs all the way into the city centre at speirs wharf Port Dundas,were as now the wharehouses and Mills are home to the creative and arts industries,IT and toasted bagels, the last bastion of a bygone era can still be found on the shores of Firhill basin.

Firhill stadium home to Glasgows sleeping Football Giant Patrick Thistle since 1909,relocated from the shores of the clyde in Patrick.

Firhill 23-01-2018 : Patrick Thistle V Glasgow Celtic

Words & Photography Brian Sweeney

Project: Scottish Canals