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The Puffer
The Puffer
The Puffer
The Puffer
The Puffer
The Puffer
The Puffer
The Puffer

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A ladder-type stand with the names of several 'puffers' on numerous cross bars. Atop is a simple model of one of the boats. This work was erected to celebrate the 100 puffers built in Kirkintilloch by J&J Hay between 1866 and 1945. The Clyde puffer is a small coal-fired, single-masted cargo ship, most were built on the Forth and Clyde canal.

Date

2013

Medium

forged & fabricated mild steel, galvanised & acid etched

Accession number

G66_GB_S005

Acquisition method

commissioned by East Dunbartonshire Council

Work type

Sculpture

Owner

East Dunbartonshire Council

Custodian

Scottish Canals

Work status

extant

Listing status

not listed

Unveiling date

2013

Access

at all times


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Located at

Southbank Marina, Kirkintilloch

G66 1XT