Easter Road Station
"Once again, a memory brought back from my
This shot of the steam train approaching the
platform at Easter Road was taken a few yards west of the hen run
belonging to my grandfather, John Cation.
Hen Run and
was on the an ex- railway employee and was allowed to have a hen run up
against the banking on the North side of the line. He also had an
allotment further east of the station where he had a shed."
"If memory serves, there was another line
there, coming in from the north, on which there ran a steam train which
started from opposite Robb`s Shipyard, up through Junction Road and
Bonnington and ending up in the Waverley Station.
The boiler seemed to me to have been in the
centre and the seats were reversible (I think)."
Iain C. Purves , Waterdown, Canada: September 26,