Entrance to

Asa Wass Scrap Yard

Fountainbridge, Edinburgh

 

1960s

Asa Wass Yard, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh  -  1967

1967

Asa Wass Yard, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh  -  1969 

1969

Asa Wass Yard, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh  -  1969

1969

Asa Wass Yard, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh  -  1969

1969

 

Asa Wass

Scrap Yard

These photos were all taken in the scrap yard belonging to Asa Wass, Rag Skin and Metal Merchant.

His scrap yard was at 161, 169, 177 Fountainbridge, close to Freer Street and across the road from Mackay's Sweet Works and Boni's ice cream shop at 134 Fountainbridge.. 

Asa Wass and his yard are remembered in many of the Recollections of Fountainbridge.

Advert

Here is an advert for Asa Wass' business, taken from the Edinburgh & Leith Post Office Directory, 1961:

ASA WASS & SON LTD

161, 169, 177 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh

CASH BUYERS AND SELLERS of the following:-

Old Horse Shoes, Malleable Scrap Iron, Cast Iron, Cast Iron Borings,, Steel, Steel Turnings, Boilers, Brass, Gun Metal, Zink, Pewter, Lead, Block Tin, Aluminium, Rags, Woollens, Bagging, Motor Tubes, and non-Ferrous metals in any reasonable quantities.

Rabbit and Hare Skins

Telephone FOU 7597

ESTABLISHED 1858

Telegrams

Wass, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh

 

 

 

Recollections of Fountainbridge

Around Edinburgh

 

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