Leith Docks

Valentine's Postcard  -  1933

Valentine Postcard  -  Leith Docks:  1933

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Valentine Postcard  -  Leith Docks:  1933  -  with key added

  Copyright: For permission to reproduce, please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk with key provided by Walter Lyle Hume

 

Leith Docks  -  1933

This view shows:

FOREGROUND:  Leith Inner Harbour, where Water of Leith enters Leith Docks.

UPPER LEFT:     Leith Old Dock (now filled).

UPPER RIGHT:   Victoria Dock.

Thank you to Walter Lyle Hume, Cowes, Isle of Wight for identifying many additional  features on this picture.  See pictures above and key below:

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A      Dock Place (also known as Sandport Gate) with lock-keeper's house.

B      Lifting bridge.

C      Note scouring bore, to keep Lock Sill clear of mud.

D      Lock knuckle, to allow ships to warp into Lock.

E      Dock Place tenement houses.

F      Menzies shipyard.

G      Dry Dock, filled in late 1930s.

H      Victoria Dock.

I       Henry Robb shipyard.
       
Now the site of the Ocean terminal shopping centre.

J      Cement sheds.
        
Now the site of the Scottish Executive Office.

K      Railway goods yard.

L      Training ship Dolphin.

M      HMS Claverhouse.

N      Caledonian North Leith Station LMS.

O      Todd's flour mill.

P      Leith Nautical College.

Q      Bonded whisky warehouse.

R      Citadel entrance to Leith Docks.

S      Lindsay Road bridge.

T      Anchorfield tenement.

U      Newhaven Victoria school.

V      St. Andrew's church.

W     Halley fore-shore smoke houses.

X      Newhaven Fish Market.

Y      Newhaven Lighthouse.

Z      Granton harbour.

 

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   Valentine Postcard  -  Leith Docks: 1933

 

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