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A selection of my photographs, many from Edinburgh throughout the year.   Also photos from Scotland, London, Iceland, Italy, Hong Kong and elsewhere     Many old maps of Edinburgh (Old Town, New Town, while City), Leith and Newhaven.  Includes several old transport maps and a comparison of old maps with recent aerial photos.   Old engravings, mailly of Edinburgh scenes.  Some from the 1820s, some from the 1890s,  some others - includes many hand-coloured examples from the 1820s.   News from Edinburgh today  -  Events, Collections, Buildings and Gardens, Transport   This site includes     1. Post card portraits taken in studios in Edinburgh:    2. Post card views either takeen/published by Ediburgh photographers or views of Edinburgh, or both.y Edinburgh    Views of Edinburgh, grouped into three sections:     1. Street views:    2. Buildings:    3. Around Edinburgh   Views of transport around Edinburgh  -  Horse drawn trams and buses, cable cars, electric trams, buses and a few railway photos.  Also several maps of Edinburgh's bus and tram routes.   Links to pages with Photos of Groups   Frequently Asked Questions

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Granton

Beside the Firth of Forth

Three miles to the north of the centre of Edinburgh

Please select one of the categories below

or scroll down this page to see a selection of photos of

Granton Middle Pier

Granton Square

Granton Harbour + Beach

Granton Eastern Breakwater

Lower Granton Road

Granton Castle

Granton Railways

1.

Cars, Lorries, Buses

Built at Granton

A Madelvic '5-wheel' electric car  built at Granton, 1898-1900

2.

Edinburgh Direct Aid

Aid to Syria, Christmas 2013

Direct Aid Depot at West Harbour Road, Granton  -  Aid is about to leave for Syria  -  Christmas 2013

3.

Edinburgh Waterfront

maps

Edinburgh Waterfront  -  Waterfront Avenue, photographed four days after it opened

4.

Edinburgh Waterfront 

photos

Edinburgh Waterfront  -  Victorian Station Building  -   30 June 2004

5.

Granton Castle

Postcard  -  Publisher unidentified  -  Granton Castle

6.

Granton Eastern Breakwater

Around Edinburgh  -  Postcard by W Smith, Goldenacre  -  Head of Granton Breakwater

7.

Granton Gas Works Station

Granton Gasworks Station - Looking east towards the station

8.

Granton Harbour

Engraving from "Old & New Edinburgh  -  Granton Harbour  -  hand coloured

9.

Granton Middle Pier

Edinburgh Waterfront  -  Central Pier at Granton Harbour on a misty afternoon  -  4 August 2002

10.

Granton Railways

Zoom-in to a photograph of Granton Road Station  -  1934

11.

Granton Road

Postcard from 'Crawford - Granton'  -  The corner of Granton Road  Granton Road and Boswall Road

12.

Granton Square

Looking down on Granton Square and across to Granton Harbour  -  possibly about 1950

13.

Granton Trams

Trams at Granton Square

14.

Lower Granton Road

Postcard by an unidentified publisher  -  Looking to the east along Lower Granton Road

15.

Regent Oil Terminal

16.

United Wire Works

Edinburgh at Work  -  United Wire Works

17.

Views

from Granton Harbour
and Granton Beach

Postcard by W Smith, Goldenacre  -  Looking to Lower Granton Road from Granton Beach  -  with legends added

  

Granton Middle Pier

Early Photos

Where is it? -  Photograph of a railway line and a pram.  Answer:  Granton Middle Pier

Granton Middle Pier - 1948

Edinburgh Railways  -  Granton Square  -  1955

Granton Middle Pier - 1955

   Looking from the shore of Granton Western Harbour towards Granton Middle Pier  -  c. 1938

Granton Middle Pier - c.1938

Trawler, believed to be at Middle Pier, Granton Harbour

Granton Middle Pier - Trawler GN11

 

Granton Middle Pier

More Photos

Edinburgh Waterfront  -  Central Pier at Granton Harbour on a misty afternoon  -  4 August 2002

More Photos

 

Granton Square

and the foot of Granton Road

Looking down on Granton Square and across to Granton Harbour  -  possibly about 1950

Granton Square

Around 1958

Granton Square

1955

Granton Square - March 2007

Granton Square

2007

Granton Square - Looking down Middle Pier towards Granton Harbour

Granton Square

2007

Looking down on Granton Square in the snow

Granton Square

2009

Lothian Buses  -  Terminus  -  Granton  -  Route 19

Granton Square

2007

Lothian Buses  -  Terminus  -  Granton  -  Route 19

Granton Square

2009

Trams at Granton Square  -  zoom-in

Granton Square

Around 1950

Trams at Granton Square

Granton Square

Around 1950

J M Postcard  -  Caledonia Series  -  Granton Square

Postcard

Granton Square

Granton Church at the foot of Granton Road, close to Granton Square  -  Postcard, posted 1909

Postcard:  posted 1909

Granton Church

More Photos:  Near Granton Square

 

Granton Harbour

and

Granton Beach

Engraving from "Old & New Edinburgh  -  Granton Harbour  -  hand coloured

postcards, photos, engravings and sketches of Granton Harbour

  

Granton Eastern Breakwater

 

Granton Eastern Breakwater

Photographs

November 1976

Granton Breakwater  -  September 2002

Granton Breakwater  -  September 2002

 

Granton Eastern Breakwater

Photographs

September / October 2002

Granton Breakwater  -  September 2002

Granton Breakwater  -  Fishing  -  8 September 2002

High Tide at Granton Breakwater  -  8 September 2002

Granton Breakwater  -  8 September 2002

Granton's Eastern Breakwater  -  A busy scene on a fine Autumn day  -  6 Octppber 2002

Granton's Eastern Breakwater  -  A busy scene on a fine Autumn day  -  6 Octppber 2002

July 2004

The remains of the old wooden pier at the end of Granton Harbour.'s Eastern Breakwater

Approaching the end of Granton Eastern Breakwater

Looking to the west from the end of Granton Harbour's Estern Breakwater

July 2006

Fishing for mackerel from Granton Eastern Breakwater during a summer storm  -  July 9, 2006

Fishing for mackerel from Granton Eastern Breakwater during a summer storm  -  July 9, 2006

Fishing for mackerel from Granton Eastern Breakwater during a summer storm  -  July 9, 2006

Fishing for mackerel from Granton Eastern Breakwater  -  July 9, 2006

Fishing for mackerel from Granton Eastern Breakwater  -  July 9, 2006

Fishing for mackerel from Granton Eastern Breakwater  -  July 9, 2006

 

Granton Eastern Breakwater

and

Forth Ports Pilots' Boat in Storm

These Photos all appear on the same page.

 Please click any of the images then scroll up and down the page

April 2012

Grnton Eastern Breakwater, Waves and the Fife Coast

Photo 1

Granton Eastern Breakwater
+ Waves + Fife Coast

Grnton Eastern Breakwater, Waves and Storm

Photo 2

Granton Eastern Breakwater
+ Waves + Storm

Grnton Eastern Breakwater, Waves behind the White Box

Photo 3

Granton Eastern Breakwater
 Wave behind 'White Box'

Grnton Eastern Breakwater, Waves over the White Box

Photo 4

Granton Eastern Breakwater
Wave over 'White Box'

The Northern End of Granton Eastern Breakwater 

Photo 5

The northern end of
Granton Eastern Breakwater

The Northern End of Granton Eastern Breakwater 

Photo 6

The northern end of
Granton Eastern Breakwater

Forth Ports Pilots' boat leaving Granton Harbour

Photo 7

Forth Ports Pilots' Boat
leaves Granton Harbour

Forth Ports Pilots' boat and Granton Eastern Breakwater

Photo 8

Forth Ports Pilots' Boat
+ Granton Eastern Breakwater

Forth Ports Pilots' boat soon after leaving Granton Harbour

Photo 9

Forth Ports Pilots' Boat
soon after leaving Granton Harbour

Forth Ports Pilots' boat and Granton Eastern Breakwater

Photo 10

Forth Ports Pilots' Boat
+ Granton Eastern Breakwater

Forth Ports Pilots' boat and Granton Eastern Breakwater

Photo 11

Forth Ports Pilots' Boat
+ Granton Eastern Breakwater

Forth Ports Pilots' boat and Granton Eastern Breakwater

Photo 12

Forth Ports Pilots' Boat
+ Granton Eastern Breakwater

Forth Ports Pilots' boat and Granton Eastern Breakwater

Photo 13

Zoom-in on Forth Ports Pilots' Boat
+ Granton Eastern Breakwater

Forth Ports Pilots' boat beyond Granton Eastern Breakwater 

Photo 14

Zoom-in on Forth Ports Pilots' Boat
beyond Granton Eastern Breakwater

Forth Ports Pilots' boat beyond Granton Eastern Breakwater

Photo 15

Forth Zoom-i on Forth Ports Pilots' Boat
beyond Granton Eastern Breakwater

 

Granton  -  Eastern Breakwater

Postcards

Around Edinburgh  -  Postcard by W Smith, Goldenacre  -  Head of Granton Breakwater

POSTCARD

Eastern Breakwater

J M Postcard  -  Caledonia Series  -  Granton Breakwater and East Harbouro

POSTCARD

Breakwater + East Harbour

J M Postcard  -  Caledonia Series  -  Granton Breakwater and East Harbouro

POSTCARD

Breakwater + East Harbour

 

Photos taken from the tram route down

Granton Road

    Postcard from 'Crawford - Granton'  -  View looking over Granton Harbour from Granton Road

Front of postcard 'A'

View of Granton Harbour from Granton Road

The Back of a Postcard from 'Crawford - Granton'  -  View looking over Granton Harbour from Granton Road

Back of postcard 'A'

View of Granton Harbour from Granton Road

Postcard from 'Crawford - Granton'  -  The corner of Granton Road  Granton Road and Boswall Road

Front of postcard 'B'

Corner of Granton Road and Boswall Road

The Back of a Postcard from 'Crawford - Granton'  -  The corner of Granton Road  Granton Road and Boswall Road

Back of postcard 'B'

Corner of Granton Road and Boswall Road

 

Lower Granton Road

Postcard by an unidentified publisher  -  Looking to the east along Lower Granton Road       Zoom-in to detail on a postcard by an unidentified publisher  -  Looking to the east along Lower Granton Road

Looking east

 

Granton Castle

Postcard  -  Publisher unidentified  -  Granton Castle

Granton Castle

 

Granton Railways

    Granton Road Station  -  1934

Granton Road Station

Zoom-in to a photograph of Granton Road Station  -  1934

Granton Road Station

zoom-in

Granton Road Station Platform  -  When might this photograph have been taken?

Granton Road Station Platform

Granton Station  -  Where and when?

Granton Station

More Granton Railways:     Railways  -  North Edinburgh

 

More photos around Granton

Waterfront

Recollections

  Granton, Trinity and Wardie

Maps

Granton Harbour

History and Questions

Granton Harbour

Photos

Around Edinburgh

 

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EdinPhoto - Home Page  Please send me an e-mail ...  with your questions, comments, suggestions or news.   At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.     At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.  

Photographs and Other Images  -  These include portraits of photographers  -  photographic outings -  Princes Street views  -  Newhaven Fishwives  -  etc.  Early Photography in Edinburgh  -  Talbot, Brewster, Hill & Adamson, Early Professional Photographers in Princes Street, etc.  Professional Photographers in Edinburgh  -  1840 to 1940  -  Their names, dates of business and studio addresses.  The Photographic Society of Scotland  -  1856 to 1873  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, etc.  The History of Edinburgh Photographic Society  -  1861 to date  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, Poems, etc.  EPS Publications - EPS Handwritten Records  -  Photographic Journals  -  Trade Directories  -  Books  -  etc.  Thanks to all who have encouraged and supported me in creating the EdinPhoto web site  -  including descendants of photographers  -  researchers  -  providers of photographs and other material  Background notes on the research thal led up to the creation of this site  -   together with lists of new material added to the site since its launch.  Brief comments on how this site might be used  -  Just browsing?  -  Seeking specific information?  Please add your questions, suggestions or other comments to the Guest Book.  Links to other web sites  -  Photographic Societies  -  Photographic History  -  Family History  -  etc.  Click here to find the link to the Edinburgh Photogrpahic Society web site.

 

A selection of my photographs, many from Edinburgh throughout the year.   Also photos from Scotland, London, Iceland, Italy, Hong Kong and elsewhere     Many old maps of Edinburgh (Old Town, New Town, while City), Leith and Newhaven.  Includes several old transport maps and a comparison of old maps with recent aerial photos.   Old engravings, mailly of Edinburgh scenes.  Some from the 1820s, some from the 1890s,  some others - includes many hand-coloured examples from the 1820s.   News from Edinburgh today  -  Events, Collections, Buildings and Gardens, Transport   This site includes     1. Post card portraits taken in studios in Edinburgh:    2. Post card views either takeen/published by Ediburgh photographers or views of Edinburgh, or both.y Edinburgh    Views of Edinburgh, grouped into three sections:     1. Street views:    2. Buildings:    3. Around Edinburgh   Views of transport around Edinburgh  -  Horse drawn trams and buses, cable cars, electric trams, buses and a few railway photos.  Also several maps of Edinburgh's bus and tram routes.   Links to pages with Photos of Groups   Frequently Asked Questions

  Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Links to Dumbiedykes pages  Link to Granton pages  Link to Leith pages   Link to Newhaven pages   Links to Portobello pages   Link to My Recent Talks