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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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Railways

North Edinburgh

 

1.

The North British Railway line

Waverley via Trinity to Granton Harbour

Trinity Station

and the line near

Trinity Bridge

Railway photos  -  Trinity tunnel, south end  -  September 1967

1967

Trinity Tunnel

Trinity Station 1986  -  as the railway lines were being lifted

1986

Trinity Station

Trinity Station 1986  -  as the railway lines were being lifted

1986

Trinity Station

Trinity Station 1986  -  as the railway lines were being lifted

1986

Trinity Station

1960s?

Trinity Station

Railway line to the west of Trinity Bridge, between Trinity and Granton Stations, 1986  -  as the railway lines were being lifted

1986

Lower Granton Road - looking NW

Railway line to the west of Trinity Bridge, between Trinity and Granton Stations, 1986  -  as the railway lines were being lifted

1986

Lower Granton Road - looking NE

The 'track lifting' train crosses Trinity Bridge, a short distance to the wesst of Trinity Station on the line to Granton Harbour, 1986

1986

Looking north down Trinity Road to Trinity Bridge

Railway line to the west of Trinity Bridge, between Trinity and Granton Stations, 1986  -  as the railway lines were being lifted

1986

Lower Granton Road - looking NE

Trinity Station 1986  -  as the railway lines were being lifted

1986

Railway Embankment -  looking west

Broughton and Warriston

Looking to the west at Warriston Level Crossing

Warriston Level Crossing

An engine emerges from the southern end of Rodney Street Tunnel  -  1904

Rodney Street Tunnel

Railways in North Edinburgh  -  Scotland Street Coal Yard

Scotland Street Coal Yard

Railways in North Edinburgh  -  Scotland Street Coal Yard, converted to a children's playground

Scotland Street Coal Yard
converted to children's playground

Scotland Street Station photographed around 1960

Scotland Street Station

1853 Map showing the location of Scotland Street Staton  

1853 map showing location of
Scotland Street Station

Lower Granton Road and Embankment

A railway accident between Trintiy and Granton in 1860

Railway Accident - 1860
Between Trinity and Granton

1955

Embankment above Wardie Bay

Railway photos  -  A tour train from Granton passes the boatyard at the end of Granton Eastern Breakwater  -  August 31, 1963

1963

Passing Granton
Eastern Breakwater

Edinburgh Railways  -  Granton Eastern Harbour and Railways

Granton
Railways and Harbour

Looking to the east along Lower Granton Road  -  Tram and Train

Lower Granton Road
Tram + Train

A tram, train and lorry at Lower Granton Road

Lower Granton Road
Tram, Train + Lorry

Granton Harbour and Granton Square

The railway line crossing West Harbour Road and approaching the entrance to Granton Harbour at Granton Square

Granton
West Harbour Road

Edinburgh Railways  -  Granton Square  -  1955

Granton Square

A Class 37 loco and truck passes beside Waugh's Scrap Yard at West Harbour Road, Granton.  This photo was taken, looking west from West Harbour Road, beside Granton Square

Granton
West Harbour Road

Granton Station  -  Where and when?

Granton Station
Middle Pier

Where is it  -  Photograph of a railway line and a pram.  Possibly Newhaven or Granton

Granton Middle Pier

West Harbour Road

and

Texaco Oil Plant

1959

West Harbour Road

Photograph of a train at Granton, taken in 1958  -  Where was this photo taken?

1958

West Harbour Road / West Shore Road

  

1955

Granton Gas Works

1978-79

Texaco Oil Plant

 

2.

The Caledonian Railway Company

Princes Street via Granton Road to Leith

   East Pilton Station  -  early 1960s

early-1960s

East Pilton Station

   East Pilton Station

East Pilton Station

   Pilton Station  -  1962

East Pilton Station

   Train hauled by 449994 passes through East Pilton Station, with Bruce Peebles' transformer works in the background.

East Pilton Station

   East Pilton Halt

East Pilton Halt

  

Granton Road Station

Pilton Station  -  1962

Railtour  -  1962

Granton Road Station

    Granton Road Station  -  1934

Granton Road Station

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

Granton Road Station

Newhaven Station, Craighall Road - being restored - September 2010

2010

Newhaven Station

Newhaven Station, Craighall Road - being restored - September 2010 

2010  zoom-in

Newhaven Station

For more stations on these lines, see:  West Edinburgh  and  Leith

 

3.

The Caledonian Railway Company

Granton Gas Works Railway

   Shunting at Granton Gas Works

Granton Gas Works - shunting

   Granton Gas Works   -  Railway Station Platform

Granton Gas Works - platform

   Granton Gas Works Station and Yard  -  1934

Granton Gas Works junction

   Zoom-in to a photograph of Granton Gas Works Station and Yard  -  1934

Granton Gas Works Station

   Granton Gasworks station - 1955

Granton Gas Works Station

What is known about this photo?  Was it taken at Granton Gas  Works?

Granton Gas Works Station?

Granton Gas Works station - now no longer in use - as seen from the top floor of the Scottish Gas Offices on the Edinburgh Waterfront site.

2004

Granton Gas Works Station

Edinburgh Waterfront  -  Victorian Station Building and Platform  -   30 June 2004

2004

Granton Gas Works Station

   Extract from 1940 Map  - Railway Lines around Granton Gas Works and Granton Harbour

1940

Railway Lines around Granton
Gas Works and Granton Harbour

 

4.

Former Caledonian Railway Company's line
leading to the west from Granton Square
to the Texaco sidings, Granton

Texaco Terminal, Granton

A train at Texaco Sidings, Granton  -  1980

1980

Oil Train at Granton

A train at Texaco Sidings, Granton  -  1980

1980

Texaco Sidings, Granton

A train passes Granton Harbour and crosses West Harbour Road on its final approach to the Texaco sidings at Granton

1980

Leaving Granton Square
for Texaco Sidings, Granton

A train passes Granton Harbour and crosses West Harbour Road on its final approach to the Texaco sidings at Granton

1980

Zoom-out

Crossing West Harbour Road
at Granton Square

A train passes Granton Harbour and crosses West Harbour Road on its final approach to the Texaco sidings at Granton

1980

Zoom-in

Crossing West Harbour Road
at Granton Square

 

5.

Line to the refuse depot
This line is still in use  -  2010

Powderhall

The Binliner Train, Powderhall, Edinburgh  -  2010 

2010

'The Binliner Train'

 

Other Railways in North Edinburgh

   Edinburgh Railways  -  Bonnington

Bonnington

Railways around Bonnington

Bonnington

Bonnington Station, Edinburgh - 1955

1955

Bonnington

 Bonnington Station  -  1956

Bonnington Station

Newhaven Station  -  1932

Newhaven Station

Railway photos - Leith Walk station  -  October 1, 1955

1955

Leith Walk Station

   Edinburgh  -  Railways and Industry  -  The back of Shrubhill

Railways and Industry

Shrubhill

Railway beside Brown Brothers engineering works at Bonnington

Brown Brothers, Bonnington

 

 

Edinburgh Railway Lines and Stations

Edinburgh

Central

North

West

East

South

SW

Leith

  

 

  

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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