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Edinburgh
Themes

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Work

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Shops

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Cars

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Bus
Termini

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Festivals

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Forth
Bridges

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Street Art
& Graffti

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Leith
Docks

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Police
Boxes

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Then
& Now

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Trams

 

 

Edinburgh Photographic Society

December 3, 2014

 

 

The Forth Bridge

Opened 1890

1.

A yacht sails past a partially completed Forth Bridge  -  1888

A yacht sails past the Forth Bridge, under construction

  Thank you to David Gordon, owner of the 'Now & Then' antique shop in Edinburgh,  for allowing me to photograph this invitation

2.

Bossons plaque of the Forth Bridge

The Forth Bridge  -  Souvenirs  -  Bossons Plaque

  Thank you to David Gordon for allowing me to photograph his programme

3.

What Group is this, posing for their photograph in front to the Forth Bridge?

  The Ross Bandsatnd  -  ready fo ra performance of Romeo & Juliet  -  July 2006

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                          Photograph taken when?

4.

The Forth Bridge  -  Stereo View  -  1896

Stereo View published by Strohmeyer & Wyman  -  The Forth Rail Bridge and Pipers

  Copyright: For permission to reproduce, please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk

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The Forth Bridge  -  Stereo View  -  1896

Enlargement of a stereo View by Strohmeyer & Wyman  -  Published by Underwood & Underwood -  The Forth Rail Bridge and the kilt

  Copyright: For permission to reproduce, please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk

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The ferry boat, ''Queen Margaret' at South Queensferry  -  Late-1940s?

The Forth Bridge and the ferry boat, Queen Margaret, on the Queensferry Passage, moored at Hawes Pier, South Queensferry.  The Ferry Boat, Queen Margaret at Hawes Pier, beneath the Forth Bridge - When might this photo have been taken?

  Copyright: For permission to reproduce, please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk

7.

The Forth Bridges  -  Calm Evening

The Forth Rail Bridge  -  1

 Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                This photograph  has been used on a CD cover.

8.

Sunrise  -   August 1994

The Forth Rail Bridge  -  Sunrise 1

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                           Photo taken:  August 14, 1994

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A few minutes after Sunrise  -   August 1994

The Forth Rail Bridge  -  Sunrise 6

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                           Photo taken:  August 14, 1994

10.

Workers on the Bridge  -  1993

Forth Rail Bridge

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                               Photograph taken 11 July 1993

11.

Looking South from near the top of the Northern Cantilever  -  1992

Forth Rail Bridge

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                             Photograph taken June 2, 1992

12.

Workers erecting scaffolding at North Queensferry -  1996

The Forth Bridge  -  Scaffolders at Work

13.

Steam Train Excursion  -  May 2008

The train commences its journey across the bridge, shortly after leaving Dalmeny Station

Steam Train Excursion over the Forth Rail Bridge  -  May 2008

Peter Stubbs  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Photograph taken May 18, 2008

14.

Forth Bridge, Floodlit  -  February 2014

with reflections in our car roof.

The Forth Bridge, floodlit  -  February 2014

  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk.                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Photo taken: 7.25pm,  February 15 2014

 

15.

Base of the South Cantilever  -  June 2014

Looking to the north across the base of he south cantilever from a point just below track level.

The Forth Bridge  -  June 2014

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Photo taken:  June 13, 2014

16.

Southern Approach to the Bridge  -  June 2014

Looking south, towards Dalmeny Station from close to the base of the stone entrance to the cantilevers

The Forth Bridge  -  June 2014

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  June 13, 2014

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The North Cantilever  -  June 2014

Accommodation for the workers.   LEFT: Canteen.    RIGHT: Toilets
The lift to the top of the north cantilever can be seen on the left of the bridge in this photo.

The Forth Bridge  -  June 2014

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  June 13, 2014

18.

View from the North Cantilever  -  June 2014

Looking down on the cruise liner, 'Ruby Princess' (registered in Hamilton) on one of its brief visits to the Forth.

View from The Forth Bridge  -  Cruise Liner  -  June 2014

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  June 13, 2014

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Looking North from the North Cantilever -  June 2014

The Forth Bridge  -  June 2014

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Photo taken:  June 13, 2014

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Looking North from the North Cantilever - 8mm lens  -  June 2014

The Forth Bridge  -  June 2014

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Photo taken:  June 13, 2014

21.

Looking North from the North Cantilever

The Forth Bridge  -  June 2014

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                    Photo taken:  June 13, 2014

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The Forth Bridge  -  June 2014

The southern end of the Forth Bridge passes through the trees near Dalmeny station.  This photo was taken from the staircase leading to the walkway immediately beneath the bridge

Infra-red Photo  -  The Forth Bridge  -  June 2014

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Photo taken:  June 13, 2014

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The Forth Bridge  -  June 2014

Looking through the trees to the bridge from the site of the old railway track  (now cycle path and footpath) on the high ground above South Queensferry

Infra-red Photo  -  The Forth Bridge  -  June 2014

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                    Photo taken:  June 13, 2014

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Looking down from the Forth Bridge to South Queensferry  -  June 2014

Looking down on the High Street from the Forth Bridge

Infra-red Photo  -  South Queensferry  -  June 2014

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Photo taken:  June 13, 2014

 

Forth Road Bridge

Opened 1964

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View Looking up from the Firth of Forth

The red lines on either side mark the centre of the bridge

Looking up at the Forth Road Bridge from the Firth of Forth

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                          Photograph taken August 14, 2010

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View to the North  -  August 2011

Forth Road Bridge  -  August 2011

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Photo taken August 17, 2011

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Painters on the Bridge  -  August 2011

Forth Road Bridge  -  August 2011

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Photo taken August 17, 2011

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Painting the Bridge  -  August 2011

Forth Road Bridge  -  August 2011

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Photo taken August 17, 2011

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50th Anniversary of the Opening of the Bridge

Torchlight Procession -  September 2014

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  - The Torchlight Procession across the Forth Road Bridge

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  Sep 13 2014

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50th Anniversary of the Opening of the Bridge

Fireworks  -  September 2014

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  Firework Display from the Forth Bridge, seen from Queensferry Harbour

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  Sep 13 2014

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50th Anniversary of the Opening of the Bridge

Fireworks including the 'Waterfall'  -  September 2014

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  Firework Display from the Forth Bridge, seen from Queensferry Harbour

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  Sep 13 2014

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50th Anniversary of the Opening of the Bridge

More Fireworks  -  September 2014

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  Firework Display from the Forth Bridge, seen from Queensferry Harbour

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  Sep 13 2014

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50th Anniversary of the Opening of the Bridge

Fireworks and Foreground  -  September 2014

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  Firework Display from the Forth Bridge, seen from Queensferry Harbour

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  Sep 13 2014

34.

Cruise Boat, 'Maid of the Forth' leaves Hawes Pier, South Queensferry

after dropping off passengers at the pier at the end of their Fireworks Cruise

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  The cruise boat, 'Maid of the Forth', departs from Hawes Pier, South Queensferry, after dropping off its passengers there folowing a cruise on the Forth to view the firework display at the Forth Road Bridge

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  Sep 13 2014

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Cruise Boat, 'Maid of the Forth' leaves Hawes Pier, South Queensferry

after dropping off passengers at the pier at the end of their Fireworks Cruise

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  The cruise boat, 'Maid of the Forth', departs from Hawes Pier, South Queensferry, after dropping off its passengers there folowing a cruise on the Forth to view the firework display at the Forth Road Bridge

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  Sep 13 2014

36.

View from the Forth Road Bridge footpath

Looking north to The North Tower

Forth Road Bridgeflying the Saltire for St Andrew's Day, 30 November 2014

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                        Photo taken:  November 29, 2014

37.

View from the top deck of a double decker bus

Looking north to The North Tower

Forth Road Bridgeflying the Saltire for St Andrew's Day, 30 November 2014

 peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                        Photo taken:  November 30, 2014

The Queensferry Crossing

Due to Open  -  2016

38.

Bridges across the Firth of Forth  -  November 2013

On the screen:    Artist's Impression of Queensferry Crossing (now under construction).       

The two existing bridges across the Firth of Forth at Queensferry and (on the screen) an artist's impression of the third bridge there, 'The Queensferry Crossing', due to open in 2016.

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs.  Please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Photo taken November 15, 2013

39.

Southern end of the Queensferry Crossing, under construction  -  July 2014

Queensferry Crossing under construction - View of southern end of crossing from Port Edgar

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Photo taken:  July 31, 2014

40.

Southern end of the Queensferry Crossing, under construction  -  July 2014

Queensferry Crossing under construction - View of southern end of crossing

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Photo taken:  July 31, 2014

 

41.

Southern end of the Queensferry Crossing, under construction  -  July 2014

Queensferry Crossing under construction - View of southern end of crossing

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Photo taken:  July 31, 2014

42.

Tower under construction in the centre of the Firth of Forth

Queensferry Crossing under construction  -  View from Southern end of Crossing

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Photo taken:  September 8, 2014

 

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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