'The map will be of especial interest to transport historians, with its many railways and canals. Coverage stretches from Bishop Street eastward to Hobden Street, and from Gourlay Street southward to Kennedy Street. The various railway features include St Rollox Works, Sighthill Goods station, Hyde Park Locomotive Works, Garngad station, Barnhill station, St Rollox coal and mineral depot, Craighall goods station, much of Buchanan Street station and approaches, St Rollox station, Pinkston mineral depot, with many junctions, sidings etc, all in splendid detail. Canals include a stretch of the Forth & Clyde Glasgow Branch, including St Rollox Basin, Spiers Wharf North, timber basin. Other features include Germiston Works, Petershill Brewery, Sighthill Cemetery, Port Dundas, St Rollox Chemical Works
About the 'Alan Godfrey Old Ordnance Survey Maps' Series
Alan Godfrey has so far published over 2,000 of these detailed street maps for towns in England, Wales and Scotland.
The Maps are highly detailed, taken from the old Ordnance Survey 1/2500 scale plans and reprinted at about 14 inches to the mile (1:4,340). Most maps cover about one mile (1.6kms) by one and a half miles (2.4kms) - Adjoining sheets can be assembled together to provide wider coverage.
They cover towns in great detail, showing individual houses and property boundaries, railway tracks, factories, churches, mills, canals, tramways and even minutiae such as dockside cranes, fountains, signal posts, pathways, sheds, wells, etc.
A number of locations are covered by two or three maps, each covering different time periods allowing you to see the development of the area over half a century or more.
In addition, Alan Godfrey are now offering some coloured maps - making use of the original hand-coloured versions from Ordnance Survey.
Alan Godfrey’s reproductions use the sheet reference sequence of the original Ordnance Survey maps which were arranged by county. We have added county and city tags to the vast majority of the maps, using these filters will make it easier to find the map you want! - However, if you are struggling please just get in contact and we will be happy to help.
|Publisher||Alan Godfrey Maps|
|Series||Old Ordnance Survey Maps|
|Product Type||Folded Map|
|Scale||15 inches to 1 mile (1:4,340)|
|Dimensions||Folded: 12x21cm, unfolded: 60x42cm|
|Item weight||0.025 Kg|
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