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Forth Road Bridge
 

Photos
1 and 2

Bridge Under Construction
1962 or 1963

 

Photos
3, 4, 5, 6

5Oth Anniversary of Opening
2014

 

Photo

1.

Derek Freeman standing at the Top of the South Tower  -  1962-3

Two old ferryboats are moored at the pier at North Queensferry are in the background (just below Derek's left hand!)

Derek Freeman at the top of the Forth Road Bridge Tower  -  Bridge under construction, 1962-63

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Derek Freeman                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photo taken August 25, 2014

Photo

2.

Looking down on Her Majesty's Naval Base at Port Edgar  -  1962-3

Photo taken from the South Tower of the Forth Road Bridge, while the bridge was under construction

Looking down on Port Edgar from the South Tower of the Forth Road Bridge while tha bridge was under construction in 1962-63

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Derek Freeman                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photo taken August 25, 2014

Photo

3.

Derek Freeman and his Youngest Son at the Top of the South Tower  -  2014

On one of the Visits organized to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Opening of the Bridge.

Looking to the East.  One of the cantilevers of The Forth Bridge (opened 1890) can be seen in the background.

Derek Freeman and his Youngest Son at the Top of the South Tower  -  2014

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Derek Freeman                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photo taken August 25, 2014

Photo

4.

View to the South from the Top of the South Tower

How many ferries would be needed to cope with today's traffic?

View to the South from the Top of the South Tower

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Derek Freeman                                                                                                                           Photo taken August 25, 2014

Photo

5.

View to the SW  -  Looking down on South Queensferry from the Top of the South Tower

Queensferry Harbour can be seen (lower-centre) in this photo.

View to the SW  -  Looking down on South Queensferry from the Top of the South Tower

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Derek Freeman                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photo taken August 25, 2014

Photo

6.

View to the SE  -  Looking down on Port Edgar from the Top of the South Tower

The Naval base has become a yachting marina.  The new 'Queensferry Crossing is under construction (top-right)

View to the SE  -  Looking down on Port Edgar from the Top of the South Tower

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Derek Freeman                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photo taken August 25, 2014

 

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    Derek Freeman at the top of the Forth Road Bridge Tower  -  Bridge under construction, 1962-63

 

 

 

 

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EdinPhoto - Home Page  Please send me an e-mail ...  with your questions, comments, suggestions or news.   At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.     At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.  

Photographs and Other Images  -  These include portraits of photographers  -  photographic outings -  Princes Street views  -  Newhaven Fishwives  -  etc.  Early Photography in Edinburgh  -  Talbot, Brewster, Hill & Adamson, Early Professional Photographers in Princes Street, etc.  Professional Photographers in Edinburgh  -  1840 to 1940  -  Their names, dates of business and studio addresses.  The Photographic Society of Scotland  -  1856 to 1873  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, etc.  The History of Edinburgh Photographic Society  -  1861 to date  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, Poems, etc.  EPS Publications - EPS Handwritten Records  -  Photographic Journals  -  Trade Directories  -  Books  -  etc.  Thanks to all who have encouraged and supported me in creating the EdinPhoto web site  -  including descendants of photographers  -  researchers  -  providers of photographs and other material  Background notes on the research thal led up to the creation of this site  -   together with lists of new material added to the site since its launch.  Brief comments on how this site might be used  -  Just browsing?  -  Seeking specific information?  Please add your questions, suggestions or other comments to the Guest Book.  Links to other web sites  -  Photographic Societies  -  Photographic History  -  Family History  -  etc.  Click here to find the link to the Edinburgh Photogrpahic Society web site.

 

A selection of my photographs, many from Edinburgh throughout the year.   Also photos from Scotland, London, Iceland, Italy, Hong Kong and elsewhere     Many old maps of Edinburgh (Old Town, New Town, while City), Leith and Newhaven.  Includes several old transport maps and a comparison of old maps with recent aerial photos.   Old engravings, mailly of Edinburgh scenes.  Some from the 1820s, some from the 1890s,  some others - includes many hand-coloured examples from the 1820s.   News from Edinburgh today  -  Events, Collections, Buildings and Gardens, Transport   This site includes     1. Post card portraits taken in studios in Edinburgh:    2. Post card views either takeen/published by Ediburgh photographers or views of Edinburgh, or both.y Edinburgh    Views of Edinburgh, grouped into three sections:     1. Street views:    2. Buildings:    3. Around Edinburgh   Views of transport around Edinburgh  -  Horse drawn trams and buses, cable cars, electric trams, buses and a few railway photos.  Also several maps of Edinburgh's bus and tram routes.   Links to pages with Photos of Groups   Frequently Asked Questions

  Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Links to Dumbiedykes pages  Link to Granton pages  Link to Leith pages   Link to Newhaven pages   Links to Portobello pages   Link to My Recent Talks