Recollections

Merchiston

The Terraces

Looking to the NE over the terraces at North Merchiston

Google Earth Image  -  Looking to the NE across Merchiston Terraces

   Google,  This page has been taken from the Google Earth web site

 

Merchiston

The Terraces

1940s

This page has been reproduced from the Google Earth web site to show how much (or in fact how little) the area has changed since the 1940s.  The 'Merchiston Recollections' pages include Bob Wyllie's memories of living in the area in the 1940s.

2005

The Google photo above, taken in 2005, includes most ot the locations that Bob mentioned in his recollections:

-  the terraces, Alderbank Terrace, etc.

-  the central spine, Harrison Gardens

-  the square

-  the pipes across the railway track.

 

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