Moutaineer Don Whillans enjoys a pint in a Glasgow pub in march 1971.
Moutaineer Don Whillans enjoys a pint in a Glasgow pub in march 1971.

18 photos transporting you back to Glasgow in 1971

A look back at when Glasgow was very different.

1971 was a sad year for many in Glasgow as it started with the deadly football stadium crush on January 2 at Ibrox and ended with the Clarkston disaster – Scotland’s worst peace-time explosion.

Meanwhile, there were other seismic events in Glasgow that were making headlines far beyond the dear green place. Here we take a look back at 18 photos showing life in 1971 in Glasgow.

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