Boy Scouts - soapbox derby at Greenhead Street,
Great 1952 photograph of Boy Scouts 'racing' in Greenhead Street.
Sept 2004 : Roddy Whyte
West Lothian Age: 61-70
Interesting site. The photograph of Scouts racing was the "SOAPBOX
DERBY" & raced annually for a few years.
I think I was the driver of car no 10 and came second to car no 11. I
would have been about 14 yrs old at the time. Myscout troop was
the 169 Glasgow situated in Knightswood. I seem to recall that we won
the best construction prize and were annoyed as we considered that the
winning car was really a bicycle with a box frame thus more pressure could
be applied to the pedals. From the photograph you will see that the
driver is high up.