Old Town Fire -
Dismantling of the Cowgate wall
Copyright: Peter Stubbs - please contact
looking down Blair Street towards the Gilded Balloon Theatre in
the Cowgate. When this photograph was taken work had just
begun to dismantle the walls on the south side of Cowgate by hand,
working from a platform suspended from a crane.
The workers here are dismantling
bricks from the 6th floor of the building in the Cowgate.
This photograph was taken on
Friday 20 December. Later the same day, the whole of the
wall in the Cowgate (except for an arched portion at the base)