Restoration of

Edinburgh

Cable Car 226

1903:  Built as a cable car for Edinburgh by Dick Kerr Company of Preston.

1923:  Rebuilt as an electric car in 1923.

1938:  Withdrawn and sold by City of Edinburgh Transport Department.

1987:  Rescued for preservation by Lothian Regional Transport  from a field in the Scottish Borders where it had been used as a holiday home.

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1903  -  New Cable Car

Edinburgh Cable Car - New in 1903

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Dickson, Royston, Edinburgh

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2.

1987  -   Roof still attached

Edinburgh Cable Car - About to be restored - 1987

  John Dickson, Royston, Edinburgh                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Photo taken April 1989

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3.

1987  -   Roof detached to allow restoration to go ahead

Edinburgh Cable Car - About to be restored - 1987

  John Dickson, Royston, Edinburgh                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photo taken April 1989

 

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 Edinburgh Cable Car - New in 1903         Edinburgh Cable Car - About to be restored - 1987           Edinburgh Cable Car - About to be restored - 1987

 

 

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