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Scottish Musical Review 1896
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GCT sports day

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GCT sports day

Glasgow Corporation Transport sports day.

The Transport Department encouraged its employees to get involved in a wide range of social activities. It organised annual championships for sports such as football, golf, swimming and bowls. There was also a Championship Shield presented to the section which gained the most points at the annual athletics competition.

This image shows a trophy being presented at a sports day at Helenvale Recreation Ground (now Helenvale Park) in Parkhead in the late 1920s or early 1930s. Lachlan MacKinnon, the General Manager, is in the background.

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Museums

Keywords:
athletes, athletics, Glasgow Corporation Transport, Helenvale Park, Helenvale Recreation Ground, sports days, trophies, women



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