Thank You Carluke!
The Kelpies - opening this weekend!!
The night The Kelpies became Our Kelpies
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Topics on the Forum so far include
Gartsherrie, Whifflet, Janet Hamilton, RB Tennent, STG Trams, Sculptures, Slap up, Buchanan St Soldier Lads etc
The return of the Vulcan
The Vulcan in its canal resting place
-The restored full-scale reproduction of the Vulcan, the world's first iron-hulled boat, returned on 27th March 2014 to Summerlee Museum in Coatbridge Built in Calderbank on the Monkland Canal, the horse-drawn Vulcan plied her trade on the Forth & Clyde Canal from 1819 to 1873 when she was scrapped..
Pictures by Bob Stewart
Have you seen the BIG Cairnhill Stump??
The very new carving on a stump of a tree can be seen from Sikeside Road in Airdrie - it is a work in progress sculpture but it looks very promising..
See the other Cairnnhill Stumps
The STG AGM is on the Saturday 29 March in the Reigate Suite at Summerlee at 1.30 - read more ....
NEW Coatbridge Burgh - c1885
See babies talking
See Dog talking to baby or is it v/v
Three Aussie blokes working up on an outback mobile phone tower:Mongrel, Coot and Bluey
As they start their descent, Coot slips, falls off the tower and is killed Instantly. Click to read the rest of the story!!
Read the poem that lists the men from
Buchanan Street in Coatbridge
who went to war in 1914-1918 - can you identify any of the names?? Maybe your Grandfather?
BUCHANAN STREET SOLDIER LADS
(Second List) By JAMES SCULLION
Betty Mc Neilly has already identified her Grandfather Robert Gribben who came home after the war racked with Mustard Gas effects. He spent some time at Erskine Hospital.
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Summerlee Sojers <Click
Re-enactment group The Gordon Highlanders 1914-1918 at Summerlee on the September weekend
Courtesy of Brian Cairns
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Morning Rush hour in Bangladesh
sent in by Bob Sutherland
see the new
Summerlee Transport Group pages
More from the Monklands Poet
Balloch and Ben Lomond
Skipping Songs and Street Games
Read about Drumpellier Country Park