Dumbarton Rock and Castle – an important landmark for expats from Greenock and Port Glasgow. Interesting factoid: THE ROCK IS VOLCANIC.
I don’t know why I’m randomly and totally proud of Greenock Central Station. Maybe just because it’s a really old station? Until I moved away, I never really used it – we lived up in the valley and took a bus into town and used the other train station, or drove the car if we needed to go to Glasgow. But when we moved away, if I needed to come back to Greenock, it was either Greenock Central or Port Glasgow station I’d use, depending on where I was going.
It has this weird, disused track to one side, which I keep wondering if it has a magic, invisible train that runs on it, that only Hogwarts students or something can use, even although it probably runs in the wrong direction (i.e. this direction runs east, towards Glasgow). I love that it has the stairs going down to the track, still.
And on either side of the track, there are TURRETS, like you’d see on a bloomin’ CASTLE, which, I don’t know. It’s just like, the coolest thing. As far as I know, it’s never been a castle.
Pardon me for the randomness of the entry. It’s been a very long, very, very complicated day with far too much stress.Let's get social: