Oil Terminals at Granton
seeing Recollections 1 above, added to
the web site on 3 January 3 January, I looked at the photographs
shown above under the heading 'Regent
Oil Terminal' - Granton', and the
comment by Jan Hepburn about them."
tanks in background are not the Shell/BP tanks. Their site was much
smaller than the one shown. There are too many large tanks and the
smaller Shell/BP tanks (seen in Photo 8) are not visible.
the large tanks has what appears to be the Esso company motif partly
visible. The photo appears to have been taken from an embankment
which would not exist at the Regent site.
Photo 7 with the tanks seen on this photo from the
Collection of Aerial Photography) web site.
are also other photos, including some taken before the Regent depot
was constructed. They can be found by searching for Granton on
site. Follow this link and search Granton to find them."
4 appears to show the same site as Photo 7. Viewed from the Regent
site, you would not see the shore end of the east breakwater (which
I think looks different anyway) without also seeing the Middle Pier.
the position of the loading gantry under construction in these two
photographs with Photo 13, which is of Granton.
Photos 4 and 7 be of a different location?"
John B, Powmill, Perth & Kinross, Scotland: 6