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Edinburgh
Themes

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Work

2

Shops

3

Cars

4

Bus
Termini

5

Festivals

6

Forth
Bridges

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Street Art
& Graffti

8

Leith
Docks

9

Police
Boxes

10

Then
& Now

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Trams

 

 

Edinburgh Photographic Society

December 3, 2014

 

 

Food

Caledonia Mill + Chancelot Mill

27.

Caledonia Mills being demolished, and Chancelot Mill at Leith Docks  -  2004

Caledonia Mill and Chancelot Mill  -  seen from the west in Leith Western Harbour  -   Photographed November 2004

 Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                  Photograph taken at 9 November 2004

28.

Caledonia Mill, Western Harbour, Leith Docks  -  1991

 Edinburgh at Work  - Rank Hovis, Caledonia Mill, Western Harbour, Leith Docks

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs.    Please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                Photograph taken November 7, 1991

29.

Chancelot Mill  -  Ovens in the mill  -  1993

Edinburgh at Work  -  Chancelot Mill, Western Harbour, Leith Docks

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Photograph taken December 8, 1993

Burton's Biscuits

Sighthill

30.

Flour Delivery - Chancelot Mill to Burton's Biscuits - 1994

Edinburgh at Work  -  Burton's Biscuits, Sighthill, Edinburgh

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                       Photograph taken September 28, 1994

31.

Burton's Biscuits -  Mixing the Ingredients

Edinburgh at Work  -  Burton's Biscuits, Sighthill, Edinburgh

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                 Photograph taken March 11,1991

32.

Burton's Biscuits  -  Roller with new Shortbread Moulds  -  1992

Edinburgh at Work  -  Burton's Biscuits, Sighthill, Edinburgh

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photograph taken May 25, 1992

33.

Burton's Biscuits  -  Rich Tea Biscuits  -  1992

 Edinburgh at Work  -  Burton's Biscuits

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Photograph taken 25 May 1992

Croan's Kippers

Newhaven, beside the Fishmarket

34.

Croan's Kipper Factory, Newhaven  -  1991

Edinburgh at Work - Croan & Son, kipper factory, Newhaven

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photograph taken June 20, 1991

35.

Croan's Kippers  -  about to be smoked  -  1993

Edinburgh at Work - Croan & Son, kipper factory, Newhaven

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Photograph taken September 15, 1993

Newhaven Fishmarket

beside Newhaven Harbour

36.

Fish Lorry at Newhaven Fishmarket  -  1992

Edinburgh at Work  -  Newhaven Fishmarket

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Photograph taken June 12, 1992

37.

Taking Notes at Newhaven Fishmarket  -  1992

Edinburgh at Work  -  Newhaven Fishmarket

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Photograph taken June 12, 1992

Harry Ramsden's Restaurant

beside Newhaven Harbour

38.

Harry Ramsden Restaurant  -  at the southern end of the old Newhaven Fishmarket  -  1993

Edinburgh at Work  -  Harry Ramsden Fish Restaurant

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Photograph taken July 1, 1993

39.

Waitress Training at Harry Ramsden Restaurant - about to open for business  -  1993

Edinburgh at Work  -  Harry Ramsden Fish Restaurant

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Photograph taken July 4, 1993

 

Drink

 

40.

Fountainbridge Murals and Scottish & Newcastle Brewery -  1993

 Scoottish & Newcastle Breweries, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs.    Please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                            Photograph taken July 3, 1993

41.

Fountainbridge Mural  -  1993

 Scoottish & Newcastle Breweries, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs.    Please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                            Photograph taken July 3, 1993

42.

Filling the Kegs  -   Fountainbridge  -  1992

 Scottish & Newcastle Brewery, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs.    Please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                       Photograph taken 1992

43.

Kegs in the Yard  -   Fountainbridge  -  1992

 Scoottish & Newcastle Breweries, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs.    Please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                       Photograph taken 1992

Caledonian Brewery

Slateford

44.

Caledonian Brewery - Adding Hops  - 1993

 Caledonian Brewere  -  Real Ale

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                               Photograph taken 2 March 1993

45.

Caledonian Brewery  -  Hot mash in the copper tuns  -  1992

Edinburgh at Work  -  Caledonian Brewery, Slateford

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Photograph taken:  February 19, 1992

  North British Distillery

Wheatfield Road, Gorgie

46.

NB Distillery  -  Looking down on the yard in winter  -  1996

North British Distillery, Gorgie, Edinburgh  -  1996

  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photo taken February 7, 1996

47.

NB Distillery  -  Looking down on the yard in winter  -  1996

North British Distillery, Gorgie, Edinburgh  -  1996

  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photo taken February 7, 1996

48.

Rolling barrels in the yard at at Wheatfield Road  -  1996

North British Distillery, Gorgie, Edinburgh  -  1996

  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Photo taken August 19, 1996

49.

NB Distillery - Bonded Warehouse, Westfield Road - 1993

North British Distillery, Gorgie, Edinburgh  -  1993

  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                                     Photo taken June 15, 1993

Drysdale

Tea and Coffee, Fountainbridge

50.

Drysdale  -  Newly Roasted Coffee Beans  -  1991

Edinburgh at Work  -  Drysdale  -  Tea and Coffee

 Copyright: peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Photograph taken October 25, 1991

Brodie Hamilton Melrose

Tea and Coffee, Constitution Street, Leith

51.

Brodie Hamilton Melrose  -  The Scales  -  1992

Edinburgh at Work  -  Brodies  -  Tea and Coffee

 Copyright: peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                               Photograph taken January 20, 1992

 

Transport

LRT
Lothian Region Transport

now

Lothian Buses

Shrubhill Works

52.

LRT Shrubhill Works  -  Destination Blinds  -  1996

 Edinburgh at Work  -  Lothian Region Transport  -  Shrubhill Works

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photograph taken July 17, 1996

Scotmid

MILK DELIVERIES

53.

Bellevue Place, at the junction with Melgund Terrace, Edinburgh -  1985

St Cuthbert's Milk Deliveries  -  January 1985

  Peter Stubbs.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Photograph taken:  January 26, 1985

54.

St Cuthbert's Coop Milk Deliveries  -  Returning to Grove Street Stables  -  1985

St Cuthbert's Milk Deliveries  -  January 1985

  Peter Stubbs. Please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                       Photograph taken:  January 26, 1985

COACHWORKS

Angle Park Terrace

55.

Scotmid Coachworks  -  Polishing one of the coaches  -  1992

Scotmid Coachworks  -  Angle Park Terrace, Edinburgh

  Peter Stubbs. Please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                             Photograph taken:  June 23, 1992

 

Clock Winding

 

James Ritchie & Son
 

CLOCK WINDING
ST GILES CHURCH

56.

St Giles Church  -  Clock Winding  1992

The clockwinder, winding the clock at St Giles Church  -  1992

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                       Photo taken September 15, 1992

CLOCK WINDING
ST STEPHEN's CHURCH, STOCKBRIDGE

57.

St Stephen's Church  -  1996

Looking north down St Vincent Street towards St Stephen's Church, Stockbridge - 1996

  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                             Photograph taken:  May 6, 1996

58.

St Stephen's Church  -  Looking up in the church tower  -  1993

The clock winder raises the weight for the clock at St Stephen's Church, Stockbridge

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -    peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                Photo taken March 13, 1993

59.

St Stephen's Church  -  Looking down in the church tower  -   1996

The clock winder raises the weight for the clock at St Stephen's Church, Stockbridge

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -    peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                        Photo taken May 23, 1996

60.

St Stephen's Church  -  The Clock  -  1996

The clockwinder, winding the clock at St Stephens Church  -  1993

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken April 24, 1993

61.

St Stephen's Church  -  Looking south from the roof  -  1996

View from the roof of St Stephen's Church, looking to the south towards Ediburgh Castle

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                          Photograph taken:  May 6, 1996

 

CLOCK WINDING
TOLBOOTH ST JOHN's CHURCH (now THE HUB)

62.

Tolbooth St John's Church  -  1993

Tolbooth St John's Church - 1993

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                     Photo taken October 18, 1993

63.

The Hall  -  2011

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                    Photo taken July 6, 2011

 

64.

Ladder to the clock at Tolbooth St John's Church  -  1993

Ladder at Tolbooth St John's Church  - 1993

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                 Photo taken October 18, 1993

 

 

 

Coal
Mining

 

Monktonhall Colliery

mining coal again, following a workers' buy-out

65.

Monktonhall Colliery  -  Above the Ground  -  1993

Monktonhall Colliery

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Photograph taken May 11, 1993

66.

Monktonhall Colliery  -  Underground

Monktonhall Colliery

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Photograph taken May 11, 1993

 

Fire
Brigade

 

Lothian & Borders
Fire Brigade

67.

Fire-fighter during training to rescue dummies from 'the ship' at McDonald Road  -  1995

Fireman training at 'The Ship'   -   McDonald Road Fire Station  -  30 May 1995

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                        Photo taken 30 May 1995 

68.

Fire-fighters during training to rescue dummies from 'the ship' at McDonald Road  -  1995

Firemen training at 'The Ship'   -   McDonald Road Fire Station  -  30 May 1995  -  Large Photo

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  - peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                           Photo taken 30 May 1995

UNION STREET

69.

Fire at Union Street  -  1993

Fire at  Union Street, Edinburgh  -  13 March 1993

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                            Photo taken 13 Mar 1993

 

Chemicals

and

Paints

FERTILISER

SAI
Scottish Agricultural Industries, subsidiary of ICI

Chemical plant at Leith Docks

70.

SAI Plant and railway at  Leith Docks  -  1991

 Edinburgh at Work  -  SAI  -  Leith Docks

  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                     Photograph taken September 6, 1991

71.

SAI  -  Spheres for storing ammonia at  Leith Docks  -  1991

 Edinburgh at Work  -  SAI  -  Leith Docks

  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                Photograph taken July 14, 1991

72.

SAI  -  Nitric Acid plant at  Leith Docks  -  1991

 Edinburgh at Work  -  SAI  -  Leith Docks

  Peter Stubbs.    Please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                          Photograph taken July 3, 1991

PAINT

INCLUDING PAINT FOR
 THE  FORTH BRIDGE

Craig & Rose

Leith Walk

73.

Craig & Rose  -  Filling Paint Tins  -  1992

Edinburgh at Work  -  Crabbies Green Ginger, Great Junction Street, Leith

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                             Photograph taken April 2, 1992

74.

Craig & Rose  -  Machine for mixing paint for the Forth Bridge  -  1991

Edinburgh at Work  -  Crabbies Green Ginger, Great Junction Street, Leith

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photograph taken April 2, 1992

 

Tannery

J Hewit & Sons

Tannery, Currie

75.

J Hewit & Sons  -  Tannery beside the Water of Leith at Currie

Edinburgh at Work  -  James Hewit & Sons  -  Tannery at Currie, Edinburgh

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                        Photograph taken on August 8, 2006 at 3.25pm

76.

J Hewit & Sons  -  inside the Tannery  -  2006

Edinburgh at Work  -  James Hewit & Sons  -  Tannery at Currie, Edinburgh

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                Photograph taken on August 8, 2006 at 2.38pm

77.

J Hewit & Sons  -  skins hanging inside the Tannery  -  2006

Edinburgh at Work  -  James Hewit & Sons  -  Tannery at Currie, Edinburgh

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                     Photograph taken on August 8, 2006 at 3.05pm

 

Teaching

 

78.

Coat of Arms

Merchiston Castle School  -  School sign, with school and grounds in the background

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                  Photograph taken:  February 13, 2013

79.

The Main School Building and Drive

Merchiston Castle School  -  The main School Building and Drive

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                   Photograph taken:  February 13, 2013

80.

Grandfather Clock and Portrait of a Headmaster

Thomas Harvey MA LLD, Headmaster from 1856 to 1863

Merchiston Castle School  -  View of Gibson House through a window in the main school building

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                  Photograph taken:  February 13, 2013

81.

Entrance Staircase

Leading to the Hall

Merchiston Castle School  -  Entrance Staircase leading to the Hall

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                  Photograph taken:  February 13, 2013

82.

Hall and Organ

View from entrance to the Hall

Merchiston Castle School  -  Hall and Organ  -  View from entrance to the Hall

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                  Photograph taken:  February 13, 2013

83.

Chemistry Lesson

Mr Main, Chemistry Teacher, conducts an experiment for Shell Class  -   usually known as 'Year 10' in England or as 'S3'in  Scotland

Shaking the bottle (containing what?) to create oxygen

Merchiston Castle School  -  Chemistry Lesson -  February 2013

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                 Photograph taken:  February 26, 2013

84.

Chemistry Lesson

Ignition!  Faces are lit up by the burning oxygen

Merchiston Castle School  -  Chemistry Lesson -  February 2013

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                 Photograph taken:  February 26, 2013

85.

Chemistry Lesson

Explaining the theory behind the experiment  -  zoom-in to Mr Main and his class

Merchiston Castle School  -  Chemistry Lesson -  February 2013

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                 Photograph taken:  February 26, 2013

 

Finance

 

86.

Head Office of Standard Life Investments  -  Formerly Head Office of Standard Life Assurance Company  -  Photographed 2006

Standard Life Investments Head Office  -  1 George Street

  Peter Stubbs:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                         Photograph taken March 20, 2006,  11.17am

87.

Standard Life  -   Pediment of 1 George Street  -     The Parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins  -  2006

Standard Life Investments Head Office  -  1 George Street  - Wise and Foolish Virgins in stone

  Copyright: For permission to reproduce, please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                  Photograph taken March 6, 2006

88.

1 George Street  -  Magic Square and Five Wise Virgins

Standard Life Investments Head Office  -  1 George Street  - Sculpture in Bronze Relief  -  Foolish Virgins

89.

1 George Street  -  Five Foolish Virgins

Standard Life Investments Head Office  -  1 George Street  - Sculpture in Bronze Relief  -  Foolish Virgins

  Copyright: for both photos:   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                      Photograph taken March  6, 2006

30 LOTHIAN ROAD

90.

Standard Life  -   New Head Office  on the corner of Lothian Road and the Western Approach Road-  2006

Standard Life House - 30 Lothian Road, at the corner of Lothan Road and the Western Approach Road

  Peter Stubbs peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                            Photograph taken September 3, 2006

TANFIELD HOUSE
CANONMILLS

91.

Before Standard Life moved into the Office and named it Tanfield House  -  Photographed 1987

 Tanfield House - Administraive Offices of The Standard Life Assurance Company

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Photograph taken March 17, 1992

92.

Standard Life Administration Office  -  Tanfield House following restoration  -  1993

 Tanfield House - Administraive Offices of The Standard Life Assurance Company

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photograph taken April 7, 1993

93.

Standard Life Administration Office  -  Tanfield House, Canonmills  -  One of three domes in the building  -  1992

 Tanfield House - Administraive Offices of The Standard Life Assurance Company

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Photograph taken March 17, 1992

94

Standard Life Administration Office  -  Tanfield House, Canonmills   -  Window Cleaners clean one of the three domes  -  1993

Edinburgh at Work  -   Window cleaners clean one of the domes on the roof of The Standard Life Assurance Company's new administrative office at Tanfield, Edinburgh

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Photograph taken 7 April 1993

Royal Bank of Scotland

95.

Royal Bank of Scotland Office, 14 George Street  -  1993

Royal Bank of  Scotland, 14 George Street  -  1993

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photograph taken July 23, 1993

96

Royal Bank of Scotland workers behind the counter  -  1993

Royal Bank of  Scotland, 14 George Street  -  1993

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photograph taken July 23, 1993

97.

Royal Bank of Scotland  -  1.2million in 5 notes  -  about to be burnt  -  1991

Edinburgh at Work  -  Burning old banknotes

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Photograph taken 3 July 1991

98.

Royal Bank of Scotland  -  Burning Banknotes  -  1991

Edinburgh at Work  -  Burning old banknotes

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Photograph taken 3 July 1991

 

 

 The Dome

99.

The Dome  -  Formerly Royal Bank of Scotland Office, George Street  -  Christmas 2013

The Dome Restaurant, 14 George Street  -  Exterior Decorated for Christmas, 2013

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs.  Please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photo taken December 23, 2013

100.

Inside the Dome  -  Chandeliers, Christmas Decorations and Tables set for Meals

The Dome Restaurant, 14 George Street  -  Chandeliers, Chroistmas decorations and tables set for meals

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs.  Please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photo taken December 23, 2013

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