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including Mackie's Shortbread at 108
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Photo from Edinburgh Street Lighting Collection SL/90/8.
Photo Ref. Photo Illustrations (Scotland) D946/13
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This photo comes from the Edinburgh Street Lighting collection of
photos held in the Edinburgh City Archive.
The photo was taken presumably to show the lamp standards in Princes Street, following the removal of the old tram tracks
after the trams stopped running in 1956.
Only one vehicle can be seen
on this stretch of road. Is the road being re-surfaced here
following the lifting of the tram tracks.
This photo was taken in the days before road works were lined with
traffic cones. There appear to be just a few large tin barrels at
intervals separating the lanes of traffic from the roadworks.
Princes Street Shops
Below are a few photos from the same collection as the photo at the top
of this page. All photos look to the
east along Princes Street.
The photos appear below in the order that
the views would be seen by somebody walking east from the West End of
Charlotte Street to
- including Moffat Photographers at
126 Princes Street
Castle Street to
- including Mackie's Shortbread at 108 Princes Street
Frederick Street to
- including Marcus Furs at 97
on the corner of Frederick Street
Hanover Street to
South St David Street
- including Jenners Department Store at
47-52 Princes Street
on the corner of South St David Street
South St David Street to
South St Andrew Street
- including Old Waverley Hotel at 43
Princes Street and
RW Forsyths at 30 Princes Street
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