Dumbiedykes Survey Photographs  -  1959 Survey

Carnegie Street

Carnegie Street, West End - 1959

Dumbiedykes Survey Photograph - 1959  -  Carn egie Street, West End

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Edinburgh City Libraries and Information Services                                             Neg. D924D


Carnegie Street

Here is a view of one of the streets in the Dumbiedykes area of Edinburgh in 1959.

There were shops at the corners of many of the street in the district.  This was a time when shopping was done locally, rather than at 'out of town' supermarkets.

The large photograph above was one of several dozen taken in 1959 by Adam H Malcolm in the Dumbiedykes area of Edinburgh.  These photographs were taken shortly before the houses were demolished.  Adam H Malcolm donated these photographs to the Edinburgh City Libraries in the 1960s and they can now be found in the Library's Edinburgh Room Collection.



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