Caledonian Hotel

and

Princes Street Station

 Postcard

The Caledonian Railway Hotel and Princes Street Station  -  early 1900s

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Caledonian Hotel and Princes Street Station

Caledonian Hotel

The Caledonian Hotel is situated at the West End of Princes Street, at its junction with Lothian Road.  In this view:

-  the road on the left is Lothian Road, leading to the south towards Tollcross.

-  the road on the right is Rutland Street, leading to the south-west to Rutland Square.

The Caledonian Hotel opened in December 1903.  The postcard above was posted on 10 February 1905.

Later Postcard

Here is another postcard, a similar view but taken, perhaps, around the 1920s.

   The Caledonian Railway Hotel and Princes Street Station  -  around 1920s

Princes Street Station

Princes Street Station lay behind the hotel frontage.  Passengers reached the station through one of the three large entrances

The station was opened by Caledonia Railway in 1870, providing services to Balerno from 1874 and Leith via Newhaven in 1879.

Princes Street Station closed in 1965.

 

 

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