Tanfield

View up the Water of Leith from the bridge at Canonmills

1986

Morrison & Gibb Foundry, Tanfield

Morrison & Gibb Foundryt at Tanfield

 peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                    Photo taken March 2, 1986

 

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    Morrison & Gibb Foundryt at Tanfield

 

Tanfield

Demolition 1987

This was one of the many buildings at Tanfield that were demolished around 1987.  What building was this?

The chimney stack behind the building can also be seen in these photos:

Looking-to the NW

View over the Water of Leith to Tanfield from Bradon Terrace

Looking-to the NW

View over the Water of Leith to Tanfield from Bradon Terrace

Foundry then Ink Store

Thank you to Douglas Bryce for telling me more about this building.

Douglas wrote:

"The old building in this photo was the foundry. This is where the stereotypers made the printing plates for the Letterpress machines.

When Letterpress printing was replaced by Litho this building became the ink store

Douglas Bryce, Pilton, Edinburgh:  September 19, 2011

 

More Photos:  Canonmills + Tanfield

Recollections:  Canonmills  Tanfield

 

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