'Auld Reekie'

from Holyrood Park

'Auld Reekie'

Looking across Edinburgh Old Town and out to Edinburgh Castle
from Arthur's Seat in Holyrood Park  -  Autumn 1959

Auld Reekie  -  Looking out from Arthur's Seat, across Edinburgh Old Town, towards Edinburgh Castle  -  Autumn 1959

  Al Lorentzen, Inverness, Illinois, USA  (RAF Kirknewton, 1959-62)                                                          Photo taken:  Autumn 1959

 

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Al Lorentzen

Inverness, Illinois, USA

Thank you to  Al Lorentzen for allowing me to reproduce his photograph of 'Auld Reekie'.

Al wrote:

Auld Reekie

"This is how I remember Fall evenings in Auld Reekie in the late 1950s:

a yeasty odour in the air from Edinburgh breweries and

smoke from coal fires hanging over the church spires."

Al Lorentzen, Inverness, Illinois.   (RAF Kirknewton 1959-62)

 

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   Auld Reekie  -  Looking out from Arthur's Seat, across Edinburgh Old Town, towards Edinburgh Castle  -  Autumn 1959

 

 

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