Bygone News - Alexander Kelly en Gas Mask at the Ready! <p><span class='wysiwyg_imageupload image imgupl_floating_right imgupl_styles_spacing_20_black_border\n\rBlack Border'><a href="" rel="lightbox[wysiwyg_imageupload_inline]" title=""><img src="" alt="" title="" class="imagecache wysiwyg_imageupload imgupl_styles_spacing_20_black_border\n\rBlack Border imagecache imagecache-medium" style="" width="230" height="165" /></a> <span class='image_meta'></span></span>I remember at the start of the Second World War, when every civilian in the country received a gas mask. This Lochee tram was travelling up Lochee Road, in the afternoon. The driver suddenly opened the passengers door and shouted "they are dropping gas bombs, get you gas masks on". Well panic broke out. After about ten minutes it cleared up. They discovered it was only a house chimney on fire.<span class="read-more"><a href="/reminiscences/gas-mask-ready"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Lochee Road 1939-1945 Trams War Years Alexander Kelly Lochee Tue, 01 Mar 2011 15:36:57 +0000 lynne.davidson 557 at