Collection of canal and railway engineering plans, early 20th century, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • 18 plans of the proposed Forth and Clyde Ship Canal, prepared by Sir W G Armstrong & Co Ltd, early 20th century;
  • Plan of railway lines at Yoker mains, early 20th century;
  • 3 plans of 10ft field gate, Dubbs Road passing places, early 20th century;
  • Clydebank Dock Railway connections, early 20th century;
  • Plan of engine pit, near Water Tank for Burgh of Port Glasgow, early 20th century;
  • Plan of cast iron columns for Aberdeen Joint Passenger Station Reconstruction, early 20th century;
  • Estimate of cost for engine shed and equipment, Dubbs Road, Burgh of Port Glasgow, early 20th century.

Administrative / Biographical History

In preparation.


Items are generally listed in their original order

Access Information

Access to records within this collection is open, however an appointment may be required. Please email Archives and Special Collections for advice:

Acquisition Information

Gift : Gordon Urquhart on behalf of Jim Porteous : ACCN 1755 : 1997.

Other Finding Aids

See also University of Glasgow Collections

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Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents. Applications for permission to quote should be sent to Archives and Special Collections, please email:

Appraisal Information

This collection has been appraised in line with standard GB 248 procedures.

Custodial History

These drawings were retrieved from a skip.


None expected

Related Material

GB 248 DC 006: Papers of Sir John Graham Kerr;

GB 248 UGC 131: Papers of Edward James Bruce

Location of Originals

This material is original