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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.




forged & fabricated mild steel, galvanised & acid etched

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commissioned by East Dunbartonshire Council

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East Dunbartonshire Council


Scottish Canals

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Located at

Southbank Marina, Kirkintilloch

G66 1XT