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Edinburgh Themes

Talk by Peter Stubbs to Edinburgh Photographic Society, Creative Digital Group  -  January 21, 2013

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Introduction

1

Work

2

Streets

3

Transport

4

The Year

5

Views

6

Panoramas

Types of Photography

A Few Photos

Industries

Food

Drink

Transport

Shops

Snack Bars

Police Boxes

Street Furniture

Cow Parade

Jungle City

Street Art & Graffiti

Ships

Buses

Shops & Cars

Cars

Seasons

Festival

Calton Hill

Trees

Looking Down

Leith

Craigmillar

Forth Bridge

Camera Obscura

Granton Harbour

Royal Mile

Leith Docks

Craigmillar

Portobello

 

Work

Industries      -      Food      -      Drink      -      Transport

 

 

Edinburgh at Work

INDUSTRIES

Since 1990, I have been photographing people at work around Edinburgh.

  • I've visited over 200 companies in Edinburgh, many of them several times.

    Food,  Drink,  TransportStoneMetalWoodPrinting,

       ClocksUndergroundFireManufacturingFinance.

  • I've also visited companies in other industries elsewhere in Scotland

  • brick workssteel worksaluminium worksnuclear power,  etc.

  • You will be able to find my photos taken at these companies and others on the EdinPhoto web site, but this evening, we'll just look at the red industries above.:

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Edinburgh at Work  -  Anderson's Cooperage  -  Leith Docks ©

1992 and 1993

Anderson's Cooperage

Anderson's Cooperage opened in Leith Docks in 1991.

It was a small company employing coopers who had previously worked for Kinnairds.

The company survived for a few years.

 

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Edinburgh at work  -  Baker & Clairmount, linotype printers ©

1992

Baker & Clairmount

linotype printers

In the early 1990, there were only two hot metal printers left in Edinburgh:

-   Speedspools (who used monotype equipment)

-   Baker & Clairmount (who used linotype equipment.

Both have since closed. 

Bank of Scotland Bank Notes about to be burnt ©

1992

Bank of Scotland

money

I took photos of both Bank of Scotland (now HBoS) and the Royal Bank of Scotland burning their old banknotes, withdrawn from circulation in the early 1990s.

Here are the Bank of Scotland photos.

Edinburgh at Work  -  Brodie, Hamilton, Melrose  -  Tea and Coffee ©

1992

Brodie, Hamilton, Melrose

tea and coffee

Brodie Hamilton Melrose was, an old-established Leith company that was based at 130 Constitution Street, Leith.

Around 1994, they moved to new premises at Dock Street, Leith, trading as 'Brodies'

Edinburgh at Work  -  Brodies  -  Tea and Coffee ©

1994

Brodies

tea and coffee

The workforce of Drysdale and Brodie, Hamilton, Melrose came together in 1991 following a takeover.

The company moved to new premises in Dock Street, Leith, around 1994 and traded 'Brodies'.

Burton's Biscuits ©

1992

Burton's Biscuits

Burton's Biscuits have a modern factory at Sighthill.

They are the largest manufacturer of Rich Tea Biscuits in Europe.

Bruce Lindsay Waldie  -  Coal Merchants ©

1990 to 1993

Bruce Lindsay Waldie

Coal Merchants

In the early 1990s, Bruce Lindsay Waldie had an old coal yard immediately to the west of Haymarket station.

They then moved to larger premises with more modern equipment beside the railway, off Sir Harry Lauder road at Portobello.

 

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A picture of Benjamin Franklin using a printing press  -  on the wall of the Cafe Royal, Edinburgh ©

1993

Café Royal

Inside the main bar of the Café Royal there are some attractive murals of industries, made from tiles.

I believe that these were created for one of the early exhibitions in Edinburgh, possibly 1886.

Caledonian Brewery  -  Real Ale ©

1993

Caledonian Brewery

Caledonian is a  prize-winning brewery making traditional ale beside the railway at Slateford.

Central Demolition - a worker supervises the burning of material during the demolition of Edinburgh's Northern General Hospital ©

1996

Central Demolition

Based at Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire, but frequently found in Edinburgh.

Chapham Inveresk, envelope manufacturers, McDonald Road, Edinburgh ©

1991

Chapman Inveresk

envelope manufacturers

Chapman Inveresk works in McDonald Road produced envelopes until the works closed  on December 18, 1991.

At the time of my visit in November 1991, some of the machinery had already been moved to new premises in Lanarkshire.

Edinburgh at Work  -  Chancelot Mill, Western Harbour, Leith Docks ©

1993 to 1994

Chancelot Mill

flour milling

[Leith Docks]

Chancelot Mill was once a prominent landmark at Bonnington with a tower and large clock faces.

Around 1970, the mill moved to Western Harbour, Leith, now part of the Edinburgh Waterfront development area.

Christmas Tree Warehouse at Canonmills  -  December 1992 ©

1991  to  1996

Christmas Tree Warehouse

(Canonmills)

When Clarks Stonemasons moved from Canonmills to  West Shore Road in 1991, this left the premises vacant for the next four years.

They were used each December until 1995 to sell Christmas trees.

In 1996, the building was demolished and Christmas trees were sold from the yard.

Edinburgh at Work  -  George Christie's Building Yard  -  Albert Street, off Easter Road ©

1991  to  1996

George Christie Building Supplies

(Easter Road)

George Christie's, in 1991, had a large yard of building supplies and two floors of metal workshops and storage. 

The premises had been used previously by Cowans as a transport yard and stables.

The area has now been redeveloped as housing.

Clark Stonemasons  -  Canonmills, Edinburgh  -  carving stone ©

1991

Clarks

(Stonecraft) stonemasons at Canonmills

Clarks Stonemasons were based at Canonmills until 1991, when they moved to West Shore Road, Granton, leaving their Canonmills premises to be used for selling Christmas trees for the next couple of years, before being demolished.

Clark Stonemasons  -  West Short Road, Granton, Edinburgh  -  1995 ©

1995

Clark

stonemasons
at Granton

After leaving Canonmills,  Clark stonemasons moved to West Shore Road at Granton - now part of the Edinburgh Waterfront.

David Lindsay Formerly with Clark stonemasons ( I believe) set up his own stonemasons business beside Clarke at Granton.

Edinburgh at Work  -  Crabbies Green Ginger, Great Junction Street, Leith ©

1992 and 1993

Crabbies

Green Ginger wine

Crabbies Green Ginger wine was made at Great Junction Street, Leith for many decades until it closed in the 1990s.

I believe that the Crabbies building has now been converted to housing.

Edinburgh at Work  -  Craig & Rose, Paint Manufacturers, Leith Walk, Edinburgh ©

1991 and 1992

Craig & Rose

Paint manufacture

Craig & Rose had a factory making paint, on the west side of Leith Walk, between Leith and Pilrig.

Their greatest claim to fame was that they manufactured the paint used for the Forth Bridge for over 100 years.

In the mid-1990s, the company moved to Fife.

Robert Cresser's Brush Shop at 40 Victoria Street, Edinburgh ©

1991 to 2001

Robert Cresser

Kippers
Newhaven

Robert Cresser, brush makers, were established in 1873

The company had a brush shop in Victoria Street. 

The shop closed in the early years of C21.

Edinburgh at Work - Croan & Son, kippers ©

1991 to 1994

Croan & Sons

Kippers

Newhaven

Croan & Sons had a large low kipper factory, close to Newhaven Fishmarket,  where they smoked kippers over a fire of oak sawdust.

The factory moved in the mid-1990s, further west along the coast to West Shore Road, Granton.

 

 

Edinburgh at Work

FOOD

Rank Hovis

Caledonia Mills
Leith Docks

Caledonia Mills being demolished, at Leith Docks  -  2004

Caledonia Mill being demolished  -  Leith Western Harbour  -   November 2004

© Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                     Photograph taken at 23 November 2004

Caledonia Mills being demolished, and Chancelot Mill at Leith Docks  -  2004

Caledonia Mill and Chancelot Mill  -  seen from the west in Leith Western Harbour  -   Photographed November 2004

© Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                     Photograph taken at 9 November 2004

Caledonia Mill, Western Harbour, Leith Docks  -  1991

 Edinburgh at Work  - Rank Hovis, Caledonia Mill, Western Harbour, Leith Docks

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs.    Please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                Photograph taken November 7, 1991

 

Chancelot Mill
Leith Docks

Chancelot Mill  -  Ovens in the mill  -  1993

Edinburgh at Work  -  Chancelot Mill, Western Harbour, Leith Docks

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Photograph taken December 8, 1993

Chancelot Mill  -  Pipes in the mill  -  1993

Edinburgh at Work  -  Chancelot Mill, Western Harbour, Leith Docks

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Photograph taken December 8, 1993

Burton's Biscuits

Sighthill

Flour Delivery - Chancelot Mill to Burton's Biscuits - 1994

Edinburgh at Work  -  Burton's Biscuits, Sighthill, Edinburgh

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                       Photograph taken September 28, 1994

Burton's Biscuits -  Old Mould for Shortbread

Edinburgh at Work  -  Burton's Biscuits, Sighthill, Edinburgh

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                        Photograph taken March 11,1991

Burton's Biscuits -  Mixing the Ingredients

Edinburgh at Work  -  Burton's Biscuits, Sighthill, Edinburgh

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                 Photograph taken March 11,1991

Burton's Biscuits -  Shortbread Biscuits

Edinburgh at Work  -  Burton's Biscuits, Sighthill, Edinburgh

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                       Photograph taken November 16, 1991

Burton's Biscuits  -  Roller with new Shortbread Moulds  -  1992

Edinburgh at Work  -  Burton's Biscuits, Sighthill, Edinburgh

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photograph taken May 25, 1992

Burton's Biscuits  -  Rich Tea Biscuits  -  1992

 Edinburgh at Work  -  Burton's Biscuits

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Photograph taken 25 May 1992

Croan's Kippers

Newhaven, beside the Fishmarket

Croan's Kippers in the oven being smoked  -  1991

Edinburgh at Work - Croan & Son, kipper factory, Newhaven

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                               Photograph taken August 8, 1991

Croan's Kippers  -  about to be smoked  -  1993

Edinburgh at Work - Croan & Son, kipper factory, Newhaven

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Photograph taken September 15, 1993

Croan's Kipper Factory, Newhaven  -  1991

Edinburgh at Work - Croan & Son, kipper factory, Newhaven

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photograph taken June 20, 1991

Croan's Kippers  -  Oak sawdust for smoking kippers  -  1993

Edinburgh at Work - Croan & Son, kipper factory, Newhaven

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Photograph taken September 15, 1993

Newhaven Fishmarket

beside Newhaven Harbour

Loading fish at Newhaven Fishmarket  -  1992

Newhaven Fishmarket  2  -  Southern End now converted to Harry Ramsden's Restaurant

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                         Photograph taken June 12, 1992

Fish Lorry at Newhaven Fishmarket  -  1992

Edinburgh at Work  -  Newhaven Fishmarket

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Photograph taken June 12, 1992

Taking Notes at Newhaven Fishmarket  -  1992

Edinburgh at Work  -  Newhaven Fishmarket

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Photograph taken June 12, 1992

Discussions at Newhaven Fishmarket  -  1992

 Newhaven Fishmarket  2  -  Southern End now converted to Harry Ramsden's Restaurant

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photograph taken 31 July 1992

Harry Ramsden's Restaurant

beside Newhaven Harbour

Harry Ramsden Restaurant  -  at the southern end of the old Newhaven Fishmarket  -  1993

Edinburgh at Work  -  Harry Ramsden Fish Restaurant

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Photograph taken July 1, 1993

Waitress Training at Harry Ramsden Restaurant - about to open for business  -  1993

Edinburgh at Work  -  Harry Ramsden Fish Restaurant

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Photograph taken July 4, 1993

 

Edinburgh at Work

DRINK

Fountainbridge Murals and Scottish & Newcastle Brewery -  1993

 Scoottish & Newcastle Breweries, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs.    Please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                            Photograph taken July 3, 1993

Fountainbridge Mural  -  1993

 Scoottish & Newcastle Breweries, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs.    Please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                            Photograph taken July 3, 1993

Fountainbridge Mural  -  1993

 Scoottish & Newcastle Breweries, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs.    Please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                            Photograph taken July 3, 1993

Filling the Kegs  -   Fountainbridge  -  1992

 Scottish & Newcastle Brewery, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs.    Please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                       Photograph taken 1992

Kegs in the Yard  -   Fountainbridge  -  1992

 Scoottish & Newcastle Breweries, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs.    Please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                       Photograph taken 1992

Kegs in the Yard  -   Fountainbridge  -  1992

 Scoottish & Newcastle Breweries, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs.    Please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                  Photograph taken September 18, 1992

Caledonian Brewery

Slateford

Caledonian Brewery beside the railway line at Slateford - 1993

 Caledonian Brewere  -  Real Ale

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                             Photograph taken:  March 1993

Caledonian Brewery - Adding Hops  - 1993

 Caledonian Brewere  -  Real Ale

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                               Photograph taken 2 March 1993

Caledonian Brewery  -  Hot mash in the copper tuns  -  1992

Edinburgh at Work  -  Caledonian Brewery, Slateford

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Photograph taken:  February 19, 1992

Filling the Copper Tun with Hot Mash

Edinburgh at Work  -  Caledonian Brewery, Slateford

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Photograph taken March 2, 1993

Caledonian Brewery  -  Grain  -  1992

Edinburgh at Work  -  Caledonian Brewery, Slateford

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Photograph taken January 16, 1992

Caledonian Brewery  -  Brew Fermenting  -  1992

Edinburgh at Work  -  Caledonian Brewery, Slateford

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Photograph taken February 19,, 1992

  Crabbies Green Ginger Wine

Great Junction Street, Leith

Looking to the SE along Great Junction Street and past Crabbies

Edinburgh at Work  -  Crabbies Green Ginger, Great Junction Street, Leith

©  Copyright: Reproduced with acknowledgement to Crabbies, Leith, formerly the makers of Crabbies Green Ginger wine                                                                                       Photograph taken, perhaps  early 1900s

Looking to the north across Great Junction Street towards Crabbies

Edinburgh at Work  -  Crabbies Green Ginger, Great Junction Street, Leith

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photograph taken April 4, 1993

Raisins in the Tank

Edinburgh at Work  -  Crabbies Green Ginger, Great Junction Street, Leith

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photograph taken May 6, 1992

  North British Distillery

Wheatfield Road, Gorgie

NB Distillery Yard1991 

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©  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                    Photo taken October 15, 1991

NB Distillery Yard  -  1993

North British Distillery, Gorgie, Edinburgh  -  1993

©  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                            Photo taken January 12, 1993

NB Distillery  -  Looking down on the yard in winter  -  1996

North British Distillery, Gorgie, Edinburgh  -  1996

©  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photo taken February 7, 1996

NB Distillery  -  Looking down on the yard in winter  -  1996

North British Distillery, Gorgie, Edinburgh  -  1996

©  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photo taken February 7, 1996

Rolling barrels in the yard at at Wheatfield Road  -  1996

North British Distillery, Gorgie, Edinburgh  -  1996

©  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Photo taken August 19, 1996

NB Distillery  -  A cooper takes a rest beside the fire in the small cooperage at Wheatfield Road  -  1996

North British Distillery, Gorgie, Edinburgh  -  1996

©  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photo taken February 7, 1996

NB Distillery  -  Barrels and hoops in the yard at Wheatfield Road, Gorgie  -  1996

North British Distillery, Gorgie, Edinburgh  -  1996

©  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Photo taken August 2, 1996

NB Distillery  -  Old buildings (now demolished)  -  Photographed 1996

North British Distillery, Gorgie, Edinburgh  -  1996

©  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photo taken June 18, 1993

NB Distillery  -  Barrels stored at the distillery, Wheatfield Road, Gorgie  -  1993

North British Distillery, Gorgie, Edinburgh  -  1993

©  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photo taken June 18, 1993

NB Distillery  -  Barrels stored at the distillery, Wheatfield Road, Gorgie  -  1996

North British Distillery, Gorgie, Edinburgh  -  1996

©  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photo taken February 7, 1996

NB Distillery  -  Barrels stored at the distillery, Wheatfield Road, Gorgie  -  1993

North British Distillery, Gorgie, Edinburgh  -  1993

©  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken January 12, 1993

NB Distillery  -  Barrels stored at the distillery, Wheatfield Road, Gorgie  -  1996

North British Distillery, Gorgie, Edinburgh  -  1996

©  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Photo taken August 19, 1996

NB Distillery  -  1996

North British Distillery, Gorgie, Edinburgh  -  1996

©  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photo taken January 29, 1996

NB Distillery  -  1996

North British Distillery, Gorgie, Edinburgh  -  1996

©  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photo taken August 19, 1996

NB Distillery  -  1996

North British Distillery, Gorgie, Edinburgh  -  1996

©  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photo taken August 19, 1996

NB Distillery  -  1991

North British Distillery, Gorgie, Edinburgh  -  1991

©  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Photo taken September 6, 1991

NB Distillery - Bonded Warehouse, Westfield Road - 1993

North British Distillery, Gorgie, Edinburgh  -  1993

©  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                                     Photo taken June 15, 1993

NB Distillery  -  Bonded Warehouses, Westfield Road  -  1993  -  Now demolished

North British Distillery, Gorgie, Edinburgh  -  1993

©  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photo taken June 15, 1993

NB Cooperage  -  Barrel in the cooperage, Muirhall, West Calder, Midlothian  -  1955

North British Distillery Cooperage, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland  -  1995

©  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Photo taken May 31, 1995

NB Cooperage  -  Barrels in the yard at  Muirhall, West Calder, Midlothian-  1995

North British Distillery Cooperage, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland  -  1995

©  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photo taken April 25, 1995

NB Cooperage  -  Barrels and equipment for numbering them  -  Muirhall, West Calder, Midlothian  -  1995

North British Distillery Cooperage, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland  -  1995

©  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photo taken April 25, 1995

NB Cooperage  -  Yard, outside the cooperage at Muirhall, West Calder, Midlothian  -  1995

North British Distillery Cooperage, West Calder, West Lothian, Scotland  -  1995

©  Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photo taken April 25, 1995

Tea and Coffee

  • Many of the companies that I have visited have have closed - like the tea company that was based behind the cinema at Fort Kinnaird.  There was also a brick works across the road at Fort Kinnaird that closed a week after I visited it in the early-1990s.

  • I've watched the progress of other companies as they have been taken over, and equipment and workers have moved from one location to another, like the tea and coffee company, Drysdale, below.

 

Tea and Coffee

I visited this company several times as part of my project photographing people at work in Edinburgh in the 1990s.

Edinburgh at Work  -  Drysdale  -  Tea and Coffee ©

Drysdale

Drysdale was founded in 1878.

When I took these photos in 1991, the company was based at Grove Street, Fountainbridge  -  but not for much longer!

Edinburgh at Work  -  Brodie, Hamilton, Melrose  -  Tea and Coffee ©

 Brodie, Hamilton, Melrose

Brodie Hamilton Melrose was, an old-established Leith Company.

On November 1, 1991, following a take-over, the workforce from Drysdale  joined the Brodie, Hamilton, Melrose workers, to work from their premises at 130 Constitution Street, Leith, until new premises could be acquired.

Edinburgh at Work  -  Brodies  -  Tea and Coffee ©

Brodies

The company moved to new premises in Dock Street, Leith, around 1994 and traded 'Brodies'.

The company moved again in July 2002 to Newhailes Industrial Estate, Musselburgh, about five miles to the east of the centre of Edinburgh.  I've not yet taken any photos there.

Brodie's premises in Dock Street have now been demolished and new apartments have been built on the site.

The company is still trading as Brodies.

   

Here are just a few of the photos taken at Drysdale and subsequent companies:

Drysdale

Fountainbridge

Drysdale  -  Grove Street Premises, Fountainbridge  -  1991

Edinburgh at Work  -  Brodies  -  Tea and Coffee

© Copyright: peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Photograph taken October 25, 1991

Drysdale  -  Newly Roasted Coffee Beans  -  1991

Edinburgh at Work  -  Drysdale  -  Tea and Coffee

© Copyright: peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photograph taken October 25, 1991

Drysdale  -  Newly Roasted Coffee Beans  -  1991

Edinburgh at Work  -  Drysdale  -  Tea and Coffee

© Copyright: peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Photograph taken October 25, 1991

© Copyright: peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                         Photograph taken October 25, 1991

Brodie Hamilton Melrose

Tea and Coffee, Constitution Street, Leith

Brodie Hamilton Melrose  -  The Coffee Roaster  -  1992

Edinburgh at Work  -  Brodie, Hamilton, Melrose  -  Tea and Coffee

© Copyright: peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                               Photograph taken January 20, 1992

Brodie Hamilton Melrose  -  The Scales  -  1992

Edinburgh at Work  -  Brodies  -  Tea and Coffee

© Copyright: peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                               Photograph taken January 20, 1992

Brodie Hamilton Melrose  -  Tea Sacks  -  1992

Edinburgh at Work  -  Brodie, Hamilton, Melrose  -  Tea and Coffee

© Copyright: peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Photograph taken January 20, 1992

Brodies

Tea and Coffee, Dock Street, Leith

Brodies occupied these premises around 1993 until July 2002    -    Photo taken 1994

Edinburgh at Work  -  Brodies  -  Tea and Coffee

© Copyright: peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Photograph taken September 23, 1994

Brodies  -  Newly roasted coffee beans  -  1994

Edinburgh at Work  -  Brodies  -  Tea and Coffee

© Copyright: peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Photograph taken September 23, 1994

Brodies   -  Coffee grinders  -  1994

Edinburgh at Work  -  Brodies  -  Tea and Coffee

© Copyright: peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Photograph taken August 18, 1994

Brodies   -  Coffee Beans  -  1994

Edinburgh at Work  -  Brodies  -  Tea and Coffee

© Copyright: peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Photograph taken August 18, 1994

 

 

 

Edinburgh at Work

TRANSPORT

Bruce Lindsay Waldie

Coal Merchants

CORSTORPHINE

Bruce Lindsay Waldie  -  Shop  -  1991

Bruce Lindsay Waldie  -  Shop at Corstorphine, Edinburgh  -  1991

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                         Photo taken 1991

HAYMARKET

Bruce Lindsay Waldie  -  Haymarket Yard  -  1990

Bruce Lindsay Waldie  -  Coal Yard beside the railway at Portobello

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Photograph taken December 27, 1990

PORTOBELLO

Bruce Lindsay Waldie  -  Portobello Yard  -  1993

Bruce Lindsay Waldie  -  Coal Yard beside the railway at Portobello

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Photograph taken January 28, 1993

Forth Bridge
Built, 1890  -  Repainting, 1990s

The Forth Bridges  -  Calm Evening  -  July 1994

The Forth Rail Bridge  -  1

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                Photo taken: July 26, 1994

Sunrise  -   August 1994

The Forth Rail Bridge  -  Sunrise 6

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

Soon after Sunrise  -  August 1994

The Forth Rail Bridge  -  Soon after Sunrise

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

The Forth Rail Bridge, as seen from the end of the platform at Dalmenny Station

Forth Rail Bridge

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                              Photograph taken September 11, 1992

The Forth Bridge  -  Inside the stone tower at the south end of the bridge  -  1992

Forth Rail Bridge

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                     Photograph taken June 2, 1992

Looking down on a train as it crosses the Forth Bridge  -  1992

Forth Rail Bridge

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                              Photograph taken June 2, 1992

The Forth Bridge  -  View from near the top of the north cantilever  -  1992

Forth Rail Bridge

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                             Photograph taken June 2, 1992

The Forth Bridge - Looking down from near the top of the north cantilever  -  1992

The Forth Rail Bridge  2  -  Lookiing Down fon the Bridge

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                 Photograph taken June 2, 1992

The Forth Bridge  -  Scaffolders  -  1993

Forth Rail Bridge

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

The Forth Bridge  -  Workers erecting scaffolding at North Queensferry -  1996

The Forth Bridge  -  Scaffolders at Work

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                            Photograph taken August 18, 1996

Leith Docks

Crane on the dockside and P&O Ferry  -   Leith Docks  -  1989

 Crane on the dockside and P&O Ferry  -   Leith Docks 

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                              Photograph taken May 20, 1989

The Ark Royal moored at Leith Docks  -  1992

 The Ark Royal at Leith Docks 

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Photograph taken 12 June 1992

British Antarctic Survey Ships 'RMS James Clark Ross' and 'HMS Endurance' moored at Leith Western Harbour   -   2006

British Antarctic Survey Vessels  -  RMS James Clark Ross and HMS Endurance at Leith Western Harbour  -  June 2006

©  Peter Stubbs.   Photograph taken:  January 19, 2006,  5.19pm

Northern Lighthouse Board vessel, 'Pharos IX' moored in front of the Royal Yacht 'Britannia' beside Ocean Terminal, Leith  -  2006

The Royal Yacht Britannia and the Northern Lighthouse Board ship, Pharos IX, moored in Leith Western Harbour beside Ocean Terminal  © Copyright:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                Photo taken from Ocean Terminal  August 14, 2006

Cruise Ship 'Europa' at Leith Western Harbour  -  2006

The cruise liner, Europa at Leith Western Harbour

© Copyright:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                               Photo taken from Ocean Terminal  June 28, 2006

Cows at Leith Docks  -  awaiting transport by road, 3 miles to Edinburgh  -  2006

Ready for transport to Edinburgh Cow Parade  -  2006

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                   Photograph taken May 10, 2006:  7.18pm

Alexandra Dry Docks

Scotia

1992

 Leith Docks  -  Alexandra Dry Docks

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                              Photograph taken 1June 1992

Imperial Dry Dock

Gardyloo

1992

Gardyloo  at Leith Dry Docks

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                      Photograph taken 25 May 1992

A coal train beside Edinburgh Dock, Leith  -  2005

A freight train of empty coal wagons reverses into Leith Docks to piick up imported coal for delivery to power stations

© Copyright:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                            Photo taken 31 October 2005  1.55pm

LRT
Lothian Region Transport

now

Lothian Buses

Shrubhill Works

LRT Shrubhill Works  -  Painting the Bus

1994

 Edinburgh at Work  -  Lothian Region Transport  -  Shrubhill Works

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                    Photograph taken August 18, 1994

Shrubhill Works  -  Bus Parts

1994

 Edinburgh at Work  -  Lothian Region Transport  -  Shrubhill Works

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                    Photograph taken July 25, 1994

LRT Shrubhill Works  -  Buses and Tools

1992

 

Edinburgh at Work  -  Lothian Region Transport  -  Shrubhill Works

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                              Photograph taken 16 December 1992

 

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                           Photograph taken 16 December 1992

LRT Shrubhill Works  -  Destination Blinds  -  1996

 Edinburgh at Work  -  Lothian Region Transport  -  Shrubhill Works

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photograph taken July 17, 1996

Scotmid

Milk Deliveries

Bellevue Road, Edinburgh  -  1985

St Cuthbert's Milk Deliveries  -  January 1985

©  Peter Stubbs.   Photograph taken:  January 9, 1985

Bellevue Place, at the junction with Melgund Terrace, Edinburgh -  1985

St Cuthbert's Milk Deliveries  -  January 1985

©  Peter Stubbs.   Photograph taken:  January 26, 1985

Scotmid Milk Deliveries  -  Bellevue Road, Edinburgh  -  1985

St Cuthbert's Milk Deliveries  -  January 1985

©  Peter Stubbs.   Photograph taken:  January 12, 1985

St Cuthbert's Coop Milk Deliveries  -  McDonald Road  -  1985

St Cuthbert's Milk Deliveries  -  January 1985

©  Peter Stubbs.   Photograph taken:  January 26, 1985

St Cuthbert's Coop Milk Deliveries  -  Returning to Grove Street Stables  -  1985

St Cuthbert's Milk Deliveries  -  January 1985

©  Peter Stubbs.   Photograph taken:  January 26, 1985

Scotmid

Coachworks

Angle Park Terrace

Coaches at the Scotmid Coachworks  -  1993

Scotmid Coachworks  -  Angle Park Terrace, Edinburgh

©  Peter Stubbs. peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk        Photograph taken:  May 13, 1993

Scotmid Coachworks  -  Polishing one of the coaches  -  1992

Scotmid Coachworks  -  Angle Park Terrace, Edinburgh

©  Peter Stubbs. Please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                             Photograph taken:  June 23, 1992

Scotmid Coachworks  -  Painting a Coach Wheel using a brush with long fine hairs  -  No making tape for him!  -  1992

Scotmid Coachworks  -  Angle Park Terrace, Edinburgh

©  Peter Stubbs. Please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                            Photograph taken:  June 18, 1992

Scotmid Coachworks  -  Restoring Coach Wheels  -  1993

Scotmid Coachworks  -  Angle Park Terrace, Edinburgh

©  Peter Stubbs. Please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                 Photograph taken:  September 13, 1993

 

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