Installation of Electric Blanket at

The Mound

Photo 1

Installation of Electric Blanket beneath the road surface at the Mound

Looking down the Mound  -  National Galleries on the right

Installing the Electric Blanket beneath the road surface at the Mound, 1955

  Scotsman Publications Ltd.   Click here for web site details.     Licensed by Scran,   Photo 69939  Scran 000-000-042-292-R      Photo published: 13 Feb 1959

Photo 2

Installation of Electric Blanket beneath the road surface at the foot of the Mound

Looking to the south to Princes Street and the impressive facade of the Life Association building, now demolished

Installing the Electric Blanket beneath the road surface at the Mound, 1955

  Scotsman Publications Ltd.   Click here for web site details.     Licensed by Scran,   Photo No.76168  Scran 000-000-040-671-R                24 September 1959

 

The Mound

Thank you to Brian Alexander Prestonfield, Edinburgh for telling me about these two photos of work installing the 'Electric Blanket' beneath the road surface on the Mound.  These photos would have been taken in 1955 if the dates given for them on the Scran web site are correct.

Background

Please click on the thumbnail image below to read more about this photo taken looking down the Mound, and to read some speculation as to when the electric blanket was installed on the Mound.

downup the Mound - around 1960?

The Mound

Transport

Around Edinburgh

 

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