photograph above appeared in the Evening News two days later, with the
"A view of the huge procession of over 70,000
men and women of the Orange Order marching along Princes Street on
have been the same procession as the crowd in this photograph was waiting
to see? The weather seems to have been similar.
began at noon. Edinburgh Evening News reported
"In order to keep the streets clear for the
parade, vehicular traffic was stopped from 11.30 to 1.30 (approx).
There were no tram services in Princes Street or George Street during this
Edinburgh Evening News: July 7, 1951
"Fairly steady drizzle and rain fell during
Edinburgh Evening News: July 9, 1951