Around Edinburgh

Queensferry

Sometimes known as South Queensferry

and the

Forth Bridge

 

Firth of Forth

Photographs

The Forth Rail Bridge and Ferry at South Queensferry before the opening of The Forth Rail Bridge

PHOTOGRAPH - c.1950s
The Ferry

North Queensferry  -  Photograph taken in the 1950s before the opening of the Forth Road Bridge

PHOTOGRAPH
Anson Bombers

Looking down on the High Street, South Queensferry  -  6 December 2003

PHOTOGRAPH FROM THE AIR  2003
High Street

 

Around Queensferry

Old Photographs

Valentine's Postcard  -  Hawes Brae, Queensferry, around 1909

Hawes Brae

 

Post Offices

Photographs

South QUeensferry  -  Original Position

Original Location of Post Office

South QUeensferry Post Office  -  Original POosition  -  The building today

Original Location - The Building Today

South Queensferry Post Office  -  Later Position

Later Location of Post Office

South Queensferry Post Offlice  -  Later Position  -  The building today

Later Location - The Building Today

 

Photographs and Postcards from an

WW I Album

This album belonged to Emily AA Borrowman who
worked at Queensferry Post Office during World War I

HMS Columbine  -  presumably somewhere in the Firth of Forth

HMS Columbine

Presumably in the Firth of Forth

The Crew of HMS Columbine, photographed at Peter McGill's studio, Queensferry

HMS Columbine Crew

in front of a studio backdrop
 of the Forth Bridge

Hospital Ship Sheelah, with the Forth Bridge in the background

Hospital Ship Sheelah

and Forth Bridge

Photograph taken at the Royal Naval Hospital, South Queensferry

Royal Naval Hospital

South Queensferry

Cabinet Print of H J Dagg, with a backdrop of the Forth Bridge and two trains, taken in Peter McGill's studio at Queensferry

H J Dagg

Cabinet Print by Peter McGill

Royal Naval Hospital, Queensferry

Royal Naval Hospital

South Queensferry

A New Years Day dip in the Firth of Forth  -  1 January 2006

"The Loony Dook"

2006

The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2006

Zoom-in on The Hawes Inn, South Queensferry  -  a photograph taken during The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth on New Year's Day, 2006

The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2006

The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2006

The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2006

The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2006

The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2006

The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2006

The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2006

 The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2006
The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2006 Spectators return from watching The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2006 Spectators return from watching The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2006

"The Loony Dook"

 

A New Years Day dip in the Firth of Forth  -  1 January 2010

"The Loony Dook"

2010

The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2010

The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2010

The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2010

The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2010

The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2010

The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2010

The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2010

The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2010

The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2010

The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2010  

The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2010

The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2010

The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2010

The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2010  -  Mini bellonging to one of the spectators

The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2010

The Loony Dook  -  A dip in the Firth of  Forth at South Queensferry on New Year's Day, 2010  -  Mini bellonging to one of the spectators

"The Loony Dook"

 

Christmas

2010

    South Queensferry  -  The Ferry Tap, High Street, South Queensferry  -  December 2010 

The Ferry Tap

    South Queensferry  -  The Ferry Tap, High Street, South Queensferry  -  December 2010

The Ferry Tap

    South Queensferry  -  Reproduction Penfold Pillar Box and Forth Rail Bridge  -  December 2010

Penfold Pillar Box

    South Queensferry  -  Reproduction Penfold Pillar Box and Forth Bridges  -  December 2010

Penfold Pillar Box

 

Photos

2013

and

Old Postcard

1905

 

1.

Views including The Forth Bridge

Valentine Postcard, featuring a photo of the Hawes Inn, Queeensferry  -  photo  taken in 1905

Valentine Postcard, 1905 (b+w)

Hawes Inn

    The Hawes Inn, Queensferry  -  May 2013

Photo, 2013 (b+w)

Hawes Inn

    Valentine Postcard, featuring a photo of the Hawes Inn, Queeensferry  -  photo  taken in 1905 

Valentine Postcard, 1905

Hawes Inn

The Hawes Inn, Queensferry  -  May 2013

Photo, 2013

Hawes Inn

    The Hawes Inn, Queensferry  -  May 2013

Hawes Inn:  zoom-out

The New Lifeboat Station, Hawes Pier  -   May 2013

New Lifeboat Station

    The New Lifeboat Station, Hawes Pier  -   May 2013

New Lifeboat Station:  zoom-out

Queeensferry  -  The Forth Bridge with railings, lamp posts and benches

Forth Bridge and Lamp Post

    Queeensferry  -  The Forth Bridge with railings, lamp posts and benches

Forth Bridge and Lamp Post  (sepia)

 

2.

More Views

    Queeensferry  -  Lamp Post Mosaic

Lamp Post Mosaic

Queeensferry  -  The Ferry Tap

The Ferry Tap

    Queeensferry  -  The Ferry Tap

The Ferry Tap  (zoom-in)

The Hawes Inn, Queensferry, Fireplace  -  May 2013

***

Hawes Inn  -  Fireplace

    The Hawes Inn, Queensferry,  Queensfeerry Passage Notice  -  May 2013

***

Hawes Inn  -  Queensferry Passage Notice

***  I still have to add these 2 photos to the web site. 

I hope to add them later today.

Peter Stubbs, Edinburgh: May 18, 2013

 

Sailing

Around Queensferry  -  Views from the Firth of Forth

August 2010

Archie Gray sailing his yacht, 'Grayling' on the Firth of Forth between Queensferry and Inchcolm

Archie Gray sailing 'Grayling'

Port Edgar Marina  -  August 2010

Port Edgar Harbour Entrance

Port Edgar Marina  -  August 2010

Port Edgar Shoreline

A Tanker heading out to Sea passes under the Forth Bridges

Forth Bridge + Tanker

Looking up at the Forth Road Bridge from the Firth of Forth 

Forth Road Bridge

Forth Bridges and Tanker and Train

Forth Bridge, Tanker, Train

Looking to the SW towards the Forth Bridges from the Firth of Forth

Forth Bridges

Forth Rail Bridge and the island of Inchgarvie - view from the Firth of Forth

Forth Bridge + Inchgarvie

Forth Rail Bridge and the island of Inchgarvie - view from the Firth of Forth

Forth Bridge + Inchgarvie

Forth Rail Bridge and the island of Inchgarvie - view from the Firth of Forth

Inchgarvie

Forth Rail Bridge and the island of Inchgarvie - view from the Firth of Forth

Inchgarvie

The tanker 'Delta Captaion' takes oil on board at Hound Point Terminal

Tanker at Hound Point

Tugs beside Hound Point terminal

Tugs at Hound Point

The yacht 'Naboo' sails past the tugs moored near Hound Point terminal in the Firth of Forth

Yacht + Tugs at Hound Point

Tugs 'Cramond' and 'Dalmeny' beside Hound Point Terminal

Tugs at Hound Point

North Queensferry and the Forth Bridge  -  from Firth of Forth

Tugs at Hound Point

North Queensferry and Forth Road Bridge -  from Firth of Forth

North Queensferry

Inverkeithing - view from the Firth of Foth

Inverkeithing

Dalgety Bay Dalgety Bay Panorama

 

The Forth Bridge and Ferries

Please click on any of the thumbnail images below.
All 6 images below are on the same page.

OR click here to see: small photos (640 pixels)medium photos (1024),  large photos (1400).

Forth Rail Bridge and Ferries - May 2013  -  Photo 1 

'Maid of the Forth' + 'Longstone''

Forth Rail Bridge and Ferries - May 2013  -  Photo 2 

'Maid of the Forth' + 'Longstone'

Forth Rail Bridge and Ferries - May 2013  -  Photo 3 

'Maid of the Forth' + 'Longstone'

Forth Rail Bridge and Ferries - May 2013  -  Photo 4 

'Maid of the Forth' + 'Longstone''

Forth Rail Bridge and Ferries - May 2013  -  Photo 5 

'Longstone'  zoom-in

Forth Rail Bridge and Ferries - May 2013  -  Photo 6 

'Longstone'  zoom-in again

 

Photographs

October 2013

Forth Bridge and Reflections

The Forth Bridge and 'Forth Belle' on a cruise in the Firth of Forth from Queensferry  -  October 29, 2013

Forth Bridge + Forth Belle

The Forth Bridge and 'Forth Belle' and the new Lifeboat Station at Hawes Pier, Queensferry  -  October 29, 2013

Forth Bridge + Forth Belle + Lifeboat Station

Reflections of the Forth Bridge (in a car parked at Queensferry) -  October 29, 2013

Reflections of Forth Bridge

Reflections of the Forth Bridge (in a car parked at Queensferry) -  October 29, 2013

Reflections of Forth Bridge

Reflections of the Forth Bridge (in a car parked at Queensferry) -  October 29, 2013

Reflections of Forth Bridge

 

Photographs

February 2014

The Forth Bridge - Floodlit

   The Forth Bridge, floodlit - February 2014

Forth Road Bridge and Forth Bridge

   The Forth Bridge, floodlit - February 2014

Forth Road Bridge and Forth Bridge

   The Forth Bridge, floodlit - February 2014

Forth Road Bridge and Forth Bridge

   The Forth Bridge, floodlit - February 2014

Forth Road Bridge and Forth Bridge

   The Forth Bridge, floodlit - February 2014

Forth Road Bridge and Forth Bridge

   The Railbridge Bistro, 4 Newhalls Road, South Queensferry - with a view out to the floodlit Forth Bridge

The Railbridge Bistro

Looking out to the Firth of Forth and the floodlit Forth Bridge

 

Queensferry Harbour

Recent Paintings by Frank Forsgard Manclark

   One of a series of paintings of harbours around Edinburgh by 'The Leith Artist', Frank Forsgard Manclark  -  Granton Harbour

Lamp Posts

2011

  Ceremonial Lamp Posts outside the Lord Provost's home in Wellhead Close, South Queensferry, 2011

Wellhead Close  -  Lord Provost's home
Looking east

  Ceremonial Lamp Posts outside the Lord Provost's home in Wellhead Close, South Queensferry, 2011

Wellhead Close  -  Lord Provost's home
Looking NW

  The Two Birdges Hotel and Street Lamps, Newhalls Road, South Queensferry

Newhalls Road
The Two Bridges Hotel

  Lamp Post on East Terrace, above the shops on High Street, Queensferry

East Terrace
Above High Street, Queensferry

  Lamp Post at the east end of High Street, South Queensferry -  looking east  -  2011

High Street, Queensferry
Looking east

  Lamp Post and Forth Bridge, from High Street, Queensferry

Forth Bridge from High Street
Zoom-in

  Lamp Post and Forth Road Bridge, from High Street, Queensferry

Forth Road Bridge
from High Street

  Lamp Post and Forth Bridge, from High Street, Queensferry

Forth Road Bridge
from High Street

 

 

Firth of Forth

More Photos

The Forth Rail Bridge and ferry at South Queensferry

Early views + ferries

Granton Breakwater  -  8 September 2002

Granton

The Forth Rail Bridge - Thumbnail images

The Forth Bridges

Queensferry Passage

List of ferry boats
and links to more photos

Granton Ferry

List of ferry boats
and links to more photos

Early Descriptions

Queensferry

Firth of Forth

The Coast  -   River Crossings  -  Islands

Forth Road Bridge

 

 

 

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