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St Columba's Hospice

Boswall Road, Trinity, Edinburgh

Overlooking the Firth of Forth

Page 3.

May 24 + 25 + 28, 2012

Piling Work

 

Photo 1

Piling

Holes for piles have been drilled by the large piling machine on the right.  Now a  metal cage
 for a reinforced concrete pile is being lowered into one of the many holes that have been drilled around the site.

St Columba's Hospice  -  Piling work -  Looking SSE across the site  -  May 2012

  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                  Photo taken:  May 24, 2012

 

Photo 2

Piling

The large digger gives the metal cage a few blows from above

Please email me if you know the correct names for the 'digger' and 'cage'

St Columba's Hospice  -  Piling work -  Looking SSE across the site  -  May 2012

  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                  Photo taken:  May 24, 2012

 

Photo 3

Piling

More blows from above from the digger!.  This procedure was repeated many times around the site.

St Columba's Hospice  -  Piling work -  Looking SE across the site  -  May 2012

 Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                   Photo taken:  May 24, 2012

 

Photo 4

Piling

A moment after this photo, the metal cage was fully below ground, and ready for the concrete to be poured in.

St Columba's Hospice  -  Piling work -  Looking SE across the site  -  May 2012

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                  Photo taken:  May 24, 2012

 

Photo 5

Piling

Compare the heights of the lamp post against the hospice boundary wall and the piling machine!

St Columba's Hospice  -  Piling work -  View from the west, May 2012

  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                  Photo taken:  May 25, 2012

 

Photo 6

Piling

Piling machine, and view SSE across the hospice site.

St Columba's Hospice  -  Piling work -  looking SSE across the site, May 2012

  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                  Photo taken:  May 25, 2012

 

Photo 7

Piling

Close up of the drill on the piling machine, and view SE across the hospice site.

St Columba's Hospice  -  Piling work -  looking SE across the site, May 2012

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                Photo taken:  May 25, 2012

 

Photo 8

Piling

Zoom-in to the piling machine.  Despite its size, this machine appeared to work very gently,  especially when compared to some of the 'hammer action' machines on other sites.

St Columba's Hospice  -  Piling work -  View from the west, May 2012

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  May 25, 2012

 

Photo 9

Piling

View of the hospice site from the south. The piling machine has almost completed its work and is soon to leave the site.

St Columba's Hospice  -  Piling work -  View from the south, May 2012

    Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                              Photo taken:  May 28, 2012

 

Enlarge these photos

    St Columba's Hospice  -  Piling work -  Looking SSE across the site  -  May 2012       St Columba's Hospice  -  Piling work -  Looking SSE across the site,  May 2012       St Columba's Hospice  -  Piling work -  Looking SE across the site  -  May 2012

St Columba's Hospice  -  Piling work -  Looking SE across the site  -  May 2012       St Columba's Hospice  -  Piling work -  view from the west  -  May 2012       St Columba's Hospice  -  Piling work -  Looking SSE across the site,  May 2012

St Columba's Hospice  -  Piling work -  looking SE across the site,  May 2012       St Columba's Hospice  -  Piling work -  View from the west, May 2012       St Columba's Hospice  -  Piling work -  View from the south,  May 2012

 

St Columba's Hospice

Trinity

Around Edinburgh

 

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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