Signs

Object number Title Description Image
2017.2 NOTICE North British Railway .Metal Plate.Locomotive Act 1861.Bridge Weight Restriction
2017.2105 The Granite City headboard A British Railways commemorative locomotive headboard made of plywood titled "The Granite City" produced for the 1953 coronation (one of two made). The name has been painted on with white paint over a red background in the form of a banner; paint is quite worn and chipping away. Above the name are the letters "E II R" in faded gold-colour paint. At the top is a crown surrounded by four thistles. There are four large holes for attachment towards the centre, as well as five smaller ones closer to the edges. "65B" stamped on the reverse. In fair condition, damage likely due to long exposure to the elements after being left outside.
2017.211 Glasgow Corporation Transport subway timetable A metal Glasgow Corporation Transport subway timetable for the route between Govan Cross and St. Enoch. Material seems to be laminated card glued onto a metal board. There are brown stains across the timetable, with writing done in black and red ink to indicate hours and minutes. Above the train times it states: "Glasgow Corporation Transport / Underground Section Inner Circle / Time Weekdays Leave Car Sheds 623 / Route No. 15". Form number is TT 697 / W4869. Card is worn slightly in each of the four corners and there is a section on the right side that has completely ripped off. Black Dymo label with white lettering on the reverse, stating: "MOTOR.COACH.29." In fair condition.
2017.2112 Cant marker plate A metal cant marker plate with "1/4" stamped on it. In good condition.
2017.2119 North British Locomotive Company builder's plate Brass North British Locomotive Company builder's plate that reads "NORTH BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE / COMPANY GLASGOW / 1947 / No 26094". Four holes for attachment. Slightly tarnished but in good condition.
2017.2138 Greater Glasgow board Dark green wooden board with the Greater Glasgow "GG" logo painted on in yellow. Greater Glasgow Passenger Transport Executive was the predecessor of Strathclyde Partnership for Transport. In good condition.
2017.2139 Fish board Turquoise wooden board with an image of a fish holding a diamond ring in its mouth; possible connection to British Railways Shipping and International Services Division (Sealink). In good condition, small scrape on the paint at the centre.
2017.2149 Warning sign Blue enamel sign that reads "DANGER / KEEP OFF / THE / RAILWAY" in white lettering. In good condition.