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Queensferry Crossing

The new bridge beside the Forth Road Bridge

Under construction.  Due to Open 2016

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July 2014

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September 2014

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View of the southern end of the Queensferry Crossing

Looking to the west along Hopetoun Road towards the bridge.
This is the first section of roadway to be fitted on the bridge.

Queensferry Crossing under construction - View of southern end of crossing

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31, 2014

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View of the southern end of the Queensferry Crossing

This is a similar view to Photo 1 above, but taken from further east.  i.e. further away from the bridge.

Queensferry Crossing under construction - View of southern end of crossing

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31, 2014

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View of the southern end of the Queensferry Crossing

Seen from the western end of Port Edgar.  Port Edgar lies to the west of South Queensferry

It was formerly a naval base.  It is now a yachting marina.

Queensferry Crossing under construction - View of southern end of crossing from Port Edgar

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31, 2014

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Southern end of the Queensferry Crossing and Buildings at Port Edgar

Port Edgar was formerly a naval base on the Forth to the west of South Queensferry.  It is now a yachting marina.

Towers constructed to carry the Queensferry Crossinge across the Forth can be seen in the background.

Queensferry Crossing under construction - View of southern end of crossing

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31, 2014

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5.

Southern end of the Queensferry Crossing and Buildings at Port Edgar

Port Edgar was a naval base on the Forth to the west of South Queensferry.  It is now a yachting marina.

Towers constructed to carry the Queensferry Crossinge across the Forth can be seen in the background.

Queensferry Crossing under construction - View of southern end of crossing

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31, 2014

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6.

Southern end of the Queensferry Crossing

The two existing bridges - the Forth Road Bridge and Forth Bridge can be seen on the right in the background

Queensferry Crossing under construction - View of southern end of crossing

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31, 2014

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Roadways, Crane and Workers

With workers just visible on the tower in the distance

Queensferry Crossing under construction - View of southern end of crossing

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31, 2014

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8.

Roadways, Crane and Workers

Zoon-in a bit on Photo 7 above. Workers are just visible on the tower in the distance

Queensferry Crossing under construction - View of southern end of crossing

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31, 2014

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9.

Crane and Workers

Seen from the western end of Port Edgar Marina

Queensferry Crossing under construction - View of southern end of crossing

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31, 2014

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Tower under construction in the centre of the Firth of Forth

This photo was taken from an Edinburgh-Perth coach, heading north across the Firth of Forth at about 10am on a fine Saturday morning in September.
Longannet Power Station, East of Kincardine on the northern shore of the Firth of Forth cab be seen in the background

Queensferry Crossing under construction  -  Tower in the centre of the Firth of Forth, seen from a coach crossing the Forth Road Bridge  -  September 2014.

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                          Photo taken:  September 8, 2014

 

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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