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Calder Road Roundabout

at the junction with Broomhouse Road

Late-1970s

Photo

1.

Looking down on the Roundabout from Sighthill Flats (now demolished)

Calder Road Roundabout  -  Looking down from Sighthill Flats (now demolished).  Photo taken late-1970s

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Hugh Watson                                                                                        Photo taken:  late-1970s

Photo

2.

Traffic Trails at night  -  Close-up view from the roundabout

Roundabout at the junction of Calder road and Broomhouse Road  -  Close-up of traffic trails at night.  Photo taken late-1970s

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Hugh Watson                                                                                        Photo taken:  late-1970s

 

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Calder Road Roundabout  -  Looking down from Sighthill Flats (now demolished).  Photo taken late-1970s       Roundabout at the junction of Calder road and Broomhouse Road  -  Close-up of traffic trails at night.  Photo taken late-1970s

 

Comments

1.

Hugh Watson

Daviot, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Thank you to Hugh Watson for sending the two photos above to me.

Hugh wrote:

Calder Road at Sighthill Flats

"Here are two photos that I took at the Calder Road Roundabout at Sighthill flats (now demolished) in the late-1970s.  The roundabout is at the junction of Calder Road and Broomhouse Road.

-  Photo 1 looks down on the roundabout from the flats.

-  Photo 2 was taken from the roundabout.."

Hugh Watson, Daviot, Aberdeenshire, Edinbvurgh:  April 24, 2014

Looking Down

There must be lots of flats and houses in Edinburgh that provide impressive views from their windows.  I've lived in some, and visited others myself.

If there is a view from your window that you would like me to photograph for yourself (and for me!) please email me to discuss the subject.

      Thank you.

Peter Stubbs, Edinburgh:  May 30, 2014

 

Calder Road

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