This photo was taken on
Kodachrome film by amateur photographer,
Charles W Cushman
(1896-1972) from the USA during his visit to Edinburgh
The photo was taken on June
15, 1961, looking down on Waverley Station from the path that leads
beneath the National Galleries of Scotland in Princes Street Gardens.
In 1961, steam trains were coming to an end on British Railways.
There is only one steam locomotive to be seen amongst a variety of diesels
in the station in this photo.