Birds Eye View of


from above the east end of Ferry Road

Water of Leith

Looking past the shipyard and out to sea

Bird's Eye View of Leith from Ferry Road

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to the National Tramway Museum, Crich, Derbyshire, England


Burns Statue

The View

In the lower right corner of this photo, there is an open-top tram on Great Junction Street, crossing Junction Bridge over the Water of Leith.

This view looks downstream, to the NE, towards where the Water of Leith joins the Firth of Forth.

-   Which shipyard is that in the lower-centre of the picture?

-   What is the large industrial building beyond the shipyard, on the north bank of the Water of Leith.

The Publisher

I don't know the publisher of this post card.  I have only seen the front of the card.  The numbering on the card and / or having a look at the back of this card might reveal who the publisher was.




Walter Lyle Hume

Cowes, Isle of Wight, England

Thank you to Walter Lyle Hume who wrote:

The Picture

"That's a lovely old picture of Hawthorn's shipyard.  The building nearest the bridge is where the State now stands.

The station booking office on the west side of the bridge and the horse-drawn tram should help date this one.

Walter Lyle Hume, Cowes, Isle of Wight: October 25, 2010




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