Greenock, Scotland  July 1999


Looking at the new Gourock pier and
RR station from Cardwell Bay



Cardwell Bay Pier and the guard shack.
The pier is all run down, you can't walk on it.


Some road signs, lets go to Greenock


This was the Palladium Dance Hall


This is West Blackhall Street, but you knew that.


Aldos Restaurant, at the start of West Blackhall Street.


The Greenock Telegraph News Paper Office
(the red sign).



Looking down West Blackhall Street to the
new centre of town.


Massa's Cafe was the Espresso Cafe in the 60's


Looking down the street, the Espresso Cafe is on
the right, and the Bank of Scotland is at
the far end. This is Argyle Street which goes
down to West Blackhall St.


  This was a theater in the 60's. Just up the street
from the Espresso Cafe.

This information is from Andy, in London, who actually
served his apprenticeship there as a projectionist.
The street is Argyle Street which goes down to
West Blackhall St., BB short is for "Bright and
Beautiful " the original name of the cinema.


This is the oldest house in Greenock.


William Street, and on the right is the oldest house
in Greenock. Also on the right (the red brick)
is the old James Watt College.


Full view of the old James Watt College.


Corner stone of the old James Watt College.


Inscription on the corner stone of the old
James Watt College.


Post (Mail) Box.


A couple of USS Hunley boat crew guys from the
Holy Loch. Bill Kalbach (left) and Jim Collins (right)
01 Dec 2000.


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