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Edinburgh at Work

Manufacturing

CANDLES

Carberry Candles

Carberry:  between Dalkeith and Musselburgh

Carberry Candles  -  The Candle Works  -  1996

Scotland at Work  -  Carberry Candles, Midlothian, Scotland

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Photograph taken July 24, 1996

Carberry Candles  -  Dipping the candles in the wax  -  1992

Scotland at Work  -  Carberry Candles, Midlothian, Scotland

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Photograph taken April 2, 1992

Pouring wax into the candle-making machine  -  1996

Scotland at Work  -  Carberry Candles, Midlothian, Scotland

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                   Photograph taken 24 July, 1996

ENVELOPES

Chapham Inveresk

McDonald Road

The Works  -  McDonald Road

Chapham Inveresk, envelope manufacturers, McDonald Road, Edinburgh

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                   Photograph taken March 24, 1993

Chapham Inveresk  -  Envelope Making Machinery  -  1991

Chapham Inveresk, envelope manufacturers, McDonald Road, Edinburgh

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Photograph taken November 16, 1991

Paper Rolls in the works of Baker & Claremont  -  "Working Together:  Winning Together:  Redundant Together"  -  1991

Chapham Inveresk, envelope manufacturers, McDonald Road, Edinburgh

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Photograph taken October 28, 1991

Chapham Inveresk  -   Large Machinery for making Envelopes  -  1991

Chapham Inveresk, envelope manufacturers, McDonald Road, Edinburgh

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Photograph taken November 16, 1991

FERTILISER

SAI
Scottish Agricultural Industries, subsidiary of ICI

Chemical plant at Leith Docks

SAI Plant and railway at  Leith Docks  -  1991

 Edinburgh at Work  -  SAI  -  Leith Docks

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

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

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

Craig & Rose  -  Filling Paint Tins  -  1992

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

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                             Photograph taken April 2, 1992

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

Craig & Rose Yard, Leith Walk

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

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photograph taken April 29, 1991

 

TANNERY

J Hewit & Sons

Tannery, Currie

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

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

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 2.41pm

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

J Hewit & Sons  -  This old machine measured the surface area of a skin  -  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 2.42pm

J Hewit & Sons  -  This old machine measured the surface area of a skin  -  1992

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

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                               Photograph taken on May 4, 1992

 

J Hewit & Sons

I last visited J Hewit & Sons as a working concern in 2006.  The company was then planning to close down, and was expecting the premises and land to be sold for development.  Returning to the site last week, this is all that remained, looking down on the old site and across the Water of Leith to the Pentland Hills.  The sign reads:

 'J HEWIT & SONS LTD.  KINAULD LEATHER WORKS'.

All Gone!

The site of Hewit & Sons' Leather Works beside the Water of Leith at Currie.  The company had stopped trading and their works had been demolished by the time that this photo was taken in 2013.

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                           Photograph taken on March 2, 2013

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