Waterfront Edinburgh

'Granton, Now & Then'

Photos in the Exhibition

 

Granton Gas Works

Shunting at Granton Gas Works

Shunting

Granton Gas Works   -  Railway Station Platform

Station Platform

 

Granton

Granton Harbour and Men

Granton Harbour + Men

Looking to the east along Lower Granton Road  -  Tram and Train

Lower Granton Road

West Granton Road  -  in earlier days

West Granton Road

 

Newhaven Harbour

Boats, Lorries and Fishmarket at Newhaven Harbour

Boats, Lorries and Fishmarket

Fishing nets laid out on the slipway at Newhaven Harbour

Fishing Nets

 

Leith

Great Dock Strike  -  Protest on the streets of Leith  -  1889

Great Docks Strike  1889

Leith Dockers' Demonstration  -  The Shore, Leith, 1913

Leith Docks Demonstration  1913

Leith whalers, working for Salvesen in the South Atlantic, around 1910

Leith Whalers in the South Atlantic

 

Many of the photos mentioned above were published in an article about the exhibition in the Edinburgh Evening News, July 22, 2006:  pp.16-17.

 

 

Edinburgh Recollections

Granton Pictures

 

 

Edinburgh Railway Lines and Stations

Edinburgh

Central

North

West

East

South

SW

Leith

  

 

 

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