GCT Motorman John McColl


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John McColl was a Motorman (tramcar driver) for Glasgow Corporation Tramways. John worked out of Maryhill Depot from 1912-1914, and then after the war from 1919, until 1927/28.  From 1914 until the end of the war he was in the British Army, serving as a camp guard for Turkish POWs on Cyprus.
(Photograph from the collection of Donald McColl, with thanks)

Many thanks to Sara Stewart for sending this photo of her Great-Grandfather. Sara is currently working on a history of the North American streetcar networks. You can read more about this by clicking here.


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