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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

 

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Index

1.

Engravings and Old Photos

2.

Schools

3.

Shops

4.

Docks

5

Around 1911 and  2011

 

Pictures of Leith

4.

Leith Docks

Aerial View

2001

Aerial view of Leith Docks  -  2001  -  with dates

©  Copyright: XYZ Digital Map Company Limited Click here for details of web site.

 

Leith Docks

Now, much of Leith Docks is 'out of bounds'.  However, Ocean Terminal now offers good views of some parts of the docks.

In the 1990s, it was possible to wander around almost the whole docks with a camera.   Here are a few photos taken from around 1990 onwards.

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Shipping

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P&O Ferry

St Magnus

1989

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

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                    Photograph taken May 20, 1989

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

Aircraft Carrier

HMS Ark Royal

1992

The Ark Royal at Leith Docks 

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                       Photograph taken 12 June 1992

Aircraft Carrier

HMS Ark Royal

1992

The Ark Royal  -  At Leith Docks, Edinburgh

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk

Finnish Icebreaking Ship

Botnica

2005

Botnica in Prince of Wales Dock, Leith  -  November 2005

©  Peter Stubbs.  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                        Photograph taken:  November 15, 2005

Antarctic Survey Ships

RMS James Clark Ross and HMS Endurance

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

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

Northern Lighthouse Board Vessel

Pole Star

2007

The Northern Lighthouse Ship 'Pole Star' at Leith Western Harbour - March 2007

©  Peter Stubbs   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                Photograph taken from Ocean Terminal  March 2, 2007

Northern Lighthouse Board Vessel

Pole Star

2007

The Northern Lighthouse Ship 'Pole Star' at Leith Western Harbour - March 2007

©  Peter Stubbs   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk     Photograph taken from Ocean Terminal  March 2, 2007

Fisheries Protection Vessel

Vigilant

July 2006

The Royal Yacht Britannia and Scottish Fisheries Protection Vessel, Vigilant, at Leith Western Harbour

© Copyright:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                             Photo taken  August 24, 2006

Training and Patrol Vessels

HMS Biter and HMS Charger

2006

Royal Navy Archer Class Patrol & Training Vessels moored beside Britannia at Leith Western Harbour

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

Royal Naval Reserve Fleet Tanker

Wave Knight

2006

Royal Naval Reserve Vessel, Wave Knight, at Leith Western Harbour

© Copyright:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                  Photograph taken from Ocean Terminal  August 14, 2006

Cruise Ship

Europa

2006

The cruise liner, Europa, at Leith Western Harbour

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

Offshore Protection Vessel

HMS Severn

2006

HMS Severn (P282) and Royal Yacht Britannia, moored beside Ocean Terminal in Leith Western Harbour

© Copyright:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                   Photograph taken from Ocean Terminal  March 26, 2006

Royal Danish Navy Vessels

Olfert Fischer (F355) and another in same class

2006

Danish Navy Niels Juel class corvettes, 'Olfert Fischer' and one other, moored beside Ocean Terminal at Leith Western Harbour

© Copyright:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                         Photo taken from Ocean Terminal  October 20, 2006

German Naval Auxiliary Ships

Rhein (A513) and another

2007

The German Naval Auxiliary Ship,' Rhein', entering Leith Docks from the Firth of Forth

© Copyright:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                Photo taken from Ocean Terminal  May 18, 2007

Royal Navy Destroyer

HMS Daring

2009

D32, HMS Daring, Type 45 Destroyer at Leith Western Harbour  -  November 21, 2009

©  Peter Stubbs   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                        Photograph taken from Ocean Terminal  November 21, 2009

Royal Navy Destroyer

HMS Daring

2009

D32, HMS Daring, Type 45 Destroyer at Leith Western Harbour  -  November 21, 2009

©  Peter Stubbs   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                        Photograph taken from Ocean Terminal  November 21, 2009

Technip Fleet:  Multi-Rôle Vessel

Wellservicer

2011

The ship 'Wellservicer' at Prince of Wales Dock, Leith, 2011

©  Peter Stubbs   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                      Photograph taken from outside Ocean Terminal April 15, 2011

Swan and Reflections

The reflections are of Wellservicer

2011

Reflections of the ship 'Wellservicer', and a swan,  at Prince of Wales Dock, Leith, 2011

©  Peter Stubbs   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                      Photograph taken from outside Ocean Terminal April 15, 2011

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Buildings and Statues

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View from Granton Breakwater

2004

Leith Harbour from Granton Breakwater  -  with key

© Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                           Photograph taken at 18 July 2004

Scottish Executive Office and Cloud

2006

The Scottish Executive Office, Victoria Quay, Leith Docks  -  Photographed 2006

© Copyright: Peter Stubbs  - peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                       Photograph taken on June 27 2006, 8.52pm

Scottish Executive Office and Victoria Dock,

2006

The Scottish Executive Office, Victoria Quay, Leith Docks  -  Photographed 2006

© Copyright: Peter Stubbs  - peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                  Photograph taken on June 27 2006, 8.43pm

Scottish Executive Office and Victoria Dock,

2006

The Scottish Executive Office, Victoria Quay, Leith Docks  -  Photographed 2006

© Copyright: Peter Stubbs  - peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                       Photograph taken on June 27 2006, 8.57pm

Caledonia Mill and Chancelot Mill

Demolition of Caledonia Mill

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

Western Harbour

Redevelopment

2007

Redevelopment of Leith Western Harbour  -  View towards Platinum Point from Newhaven Place

©  Peter Stubbs   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                            Photograph taken from Ocean Terminal  March 6, 2007 at 5.52pm

Cranes on the Dockside

1992

 Cranes on the Dockside at Leith Docks

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                                                Photograph taken 12 June 1992

Cranes beside Albert Dock

2005

Leith Docks  -  Cranes at Albert Docks close to Cascades casino, restaurant and bars, near the Constitution Street entrance to the docks.

© Copyright:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                             Photo taken 20 September 2005  2.00pm

Cow Parade

'Catch of the Day'

2006

Edinburgh Cow Parade  -  2006  -  Leith Docks

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                        Photograph taken June 20, 2006: 12.31pm

Cow Parade

'Mooies on the Waterfront'

2006

Edinburgh Cow Parade  -  2006  -  Leith Docks

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                      Photograph taken June 20, 2006: 12.34pm

Cow Parade

'Mooies on the Waterfront'

2006

Edinburgh Cow Parade  -  2006  -  Leith Docks

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                      Photograph taken June 20, 2006: 12.34pm

Cows Parade

Awaiting transport 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

Antony Gormley Statue and Old Pier

2010

One of the live-size cast iron figures in the artwork '6 Times' by Antony Gormley.  The statues are sited, most in the Water of Leith, between the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and Leith Docks

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                 Photo taken:  May 5, 2010

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Transport

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Barge and Hydraulic Pumping Station

2005

View, looking along Alexandra Dock beside the old swing bridge in Leith Harbour, towards Ocean Terminal shopping centre and cinema complex.

© Copyright:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                    Photo taken 20 September 2005  1.55pm

Coal Train

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

Coal Train

2007

A freight train of wagons now loaded with imported coal stands beside Imperial Dock, Leith, about to depart, possibly for a power statioon

© Copyright:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                   Photo taken 6 March 2007 at 4.09pm

Bus and Giant Wheel

2009

Lothian Buses  -  Terminus  - Ocean Terminal  -  Route 34

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                        Photograph taken April 9, at 8.30pm, 2009

Buses and Funfair

2009

Lothian Buses  -  Terminus  - Ocean Terminal  -  Route 34

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                        Photograph taken April 7, 2009

Bus and Fairground Roundabout

2011

Lothian Buses  -  Terminus  - Ocean Terminal  -  Route 34

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs                                                                                                                       Photograph taken April 22, 2011

 

 

0.

Index

1.

Engravings and Old Photos

2.

Schools

3.

Shops

4.

Docks

5

Around 1911 and  2011

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Links to Other Pages

EdinPhoto - Home Page  Please send me an e-mail ...  with your questions, comments, suggestions or news.   At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.     At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.  

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