Everything in Window Glass

By woolybill1
Back view of old commercial premises, Renfrew Street, Glasgow.

Thanks to Oliver, Neville, Leo and Trev for their User Awards yesterday, and to all who visited yesterday's upload.

Tags: Architecture Black and white Decay Specialist Grunge

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bliba Plus
14 2 Austria
28 May 2019 7:40AM
great find

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28 May 2019 7:58AM
beautifully eclectic and much detail to look at
great toning, too
Jasper87 Plus
9 2.3k 158 England
28 May 2019 8:00AM
That's the wonder of......

Excellent find, Bill.
28 May 2019 8:16AM
Brings back memories. Aladdin's cave.
saltireblue Plus
9 10.1k 43 Norway
28 May 2019 8:27AM
Was there anything Woolies didn't sell?

(Disclaimer: By 'Woolies, I am not referring to Bill and Moira)
Super GrinGrinGrinGrin
franken Plus
17 5.0k 4 United Kingdom
28 May 2019 8:58AM
It brings back memories of Woolworth stores. In the early sixties I was a fan of Airfix construction kits and that was the place to get them.

viscostatic 13 45 5 United Kingdom
28 May 2019 9:00AM
Much more interesting than the parts of Glasgow I normally see.

cats_123 Plus
15 4.9k 29 Northern Ireland
28 May 2019 9:00AM
Good old Woolies... how we miss you😁😁
28 May 2019 9:17AM
Excellent find & great shot !
28 May 2019 9:34AM
Brings back memories of the war years and my mother taking me round “Woollies” as a small child. Always a big highlight for me then. Great composition with very nice tonal values Bill. Excellent 😀😀😀😀
mac Plus
18 4 Scotland
28 May 2019 10:34AM
A blast from the past! Woolworth's I believe used to trade under the banner nothing dearer than sixpence or 5 and 10 cents store in the USA. The Poundstretcher of their day?
TrevBatWCC Plus
11 13 13 England
28 May 2019 11:25AM
Ah, those were the days! Bought my first record from Woollies 💿🎵 This should become a listed building! 😉👍
Trev 😀
dark_lord Plus
15 2.4k 608 England
28 May 2019 2:45PM
That's ancient, Bil, I know they went bust some years back but that sign must predate that time by decades. Might be worth something...
Herge88 Plus
12 40 6 England
28 May 2019 2:51PM
Certainly a blast from the past here Bill, with the old signwriting. I miss Woolworth in a strange way, I guess it is because they were such a fixture of the high street.

Best Matt
28 May 2019 5:04PM
Stores like woolworths were not not full of foreign made goods back then ....clothes lasted you much longer not like our throw away garments of today and toasters you bought there went on for years instead of months ! Woollies Is dearly missed
Great mono Bill
28 May 2019 5:53PM
Fine work Bill!!!

Arne Smile
28 May 2019 8:55PM
Not seen that sign for years Bill, I can almost taste the Pick 'n' Mix temember going for some with my gran, turkish delight was my fav! Thanks for the memoried and great shot.

taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
28 May 2019 9:39PM
Lots of textures and shapes to study here!
When I was a kid my Mum and older brother took me too Woolworths pre Christmas I was fascinated by the colours noise and the strange things people did in the store,
I was allowed to choose one toy which happened to be a tin plate rabbit it cost sixpence and I’ve still got it today and still works.

Super image


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