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luckyBatistuta

Lothian road, can’t remember it looking like that on the left going down.

 

 

 

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luckyBatistuta
5 hours ago, Montgomery Brewster said:

I have seen one recently, as it jogged my memory and I was like that’s what the waiting room used to be called. 

 

I will keep searching for it. 

 

Thanks mate, would be good to see it :thumb:

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Tazio

 Picardy Place and the bottom of Leith Street looking very different to now. 

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41 minutes ago, Tazio said:

 Picardy Place and the bottom of Leith Street looking very different to now. 

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And from this as well. Remember that Kinetic Sculpture ?

 

 

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Smithee

Keep them coming guys, loving this thread!

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Carl Fredrickson
1 minute ago, Smithee said:

Keep them coming guys, loving this thread!

 

I agree wholeheartedly. I love looking at old photos and some from the 70s onwards I can remember. 

 

 

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Carl Fredrickson
8 minutes ago, Maroon Sailor said:

 

And from this as well

 

 

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Were the trees planted on the roundabout as a replacement for the metal monstrosity that used to be there? 

 

It was meant to light up and be a work of art - a work of crap from what I mind 

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Just now, Maroon Sailor said:

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Cheers - just mentioned that in my last post. Looks like the trees were already there. 

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Tazio
2 minutes ago, Maroon Sailor said:

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Was always a shame that they didn't maintain it so it never worked properly. 

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2 minutes ago, Tazio said:

 

Was always a shame that they didn't maintain it so it never worked properly. 

 

I agree - this is what it was all about

 

 

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How good was that part of Edinburgh

 

 

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1 hour ago, Tazio said:

 Picardy Place and the bottom of Leith Street looking very different to now. 

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I heard they were building a hotel where those flats in the middle of what is now the roundabout. 

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West end of Princes street, loving those cars.

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Calder Road under construction 

 

 

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Calder Road before the roundabouts

 

 

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3 minutes ago, luckyBatistuta said:

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That can't be long after it was built, no clock yet. Shows how posh Edinburgh was that it used to be polo fields.

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4 minutes ago, luckyBatistuta said:

West end of Princes street, loving those cars.

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Looks like something out of Laurel and Hardy. Great photo.

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And the old Calder Road 

 

 

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luckyBatistuta
1 minute ago, Tazio said:

That can't be long after it was built, no clock yet. Shows how posh Edinburgh was that it used to be polo fields.

 

You mean you never played polo, shame on you.

 

 

 

 

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Site of what is now Jenners 

 

 

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Tazio
8 minutes ago, luckyBatistuta said:

 

You mean you never played polo, shame on you.

 

 

 

 

 

My horse hates swimming. 

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Portobello promenade 1952

 

 

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10 minutes ago, Maroon Sailor said:

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What year did the bridge come down? That’s a great photo though, gives a completely different look to that street. Take it the Spey Lounge isn’t there then, can’t see any meat wagons.

 

3 minutes ago, Tazio said:

 

My horse hates swimming. 

 

:lol:

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16 minutes ago, Maroon Sailor said:

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Wonder what they’re queuing for, only ever remember it being as big as that for Grease

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5 minutes ago, luckyBatistuta said:

 

Wonder what they’re queuing for, only ever remember it being as big as that for Grease

 

Ha ha that's where I went to see Grease as well

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On 25/06/2018 at 16:44, Maroon Sailor said:

 

 

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Another morningside station

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8 minutes ago, luckyBatistuta said:

 

What year did the bridge come down? That’s a great photo though, gives a completely different look to that street. Take it the Spey Lounge isn’t there then, can’t see any meat wagons.

 

 

 

 

 

Not sure when than bridge came down. Think these buses were early 70's

 

 

 

 

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Not sure what is going on here with the trams in 1952

 

 

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Leith Street 1958. Looks so clean !

 

 

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3 minutes ago, Maroon Sailor said:

Not sure what is going on here with the trams in 1952

 

 

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Looks strange, those gardens looking neat and tidy though.

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Club Mercado, February 1999

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George lV Bridge

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5 minutes ago, Maroon Sailor said:

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That top photo is a belter, wondered what the hell it was when I first looked at it.

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4 minutes ago, luckyBatistuta said:

 

That top photo is a belter, wondered what the hell it was when I first looked at it.

 

I remember it more like this

 

 

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2 hours ago, luckyBatistuta said:

Lothian road, can’t remember it looking like that on the left going down.

 

 

 

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I remember the three wheeler motors in the goods yard.

I'm sure it was British Road Services.

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Tesco at the end of that top phot

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18 minutes ago, The Real Maroonblood said:

I remember the three wheeler motors in the goods yard.

I'm sure it was British Road Services.

 

Nup, that’s not coming back to me. Amazing how you remember some silly little things, but completely forget other stuff. I’ve been trying to find a picture of Spookerection indoor market on Earl Grey Street, but nothing so far.

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Herbert

Where can I see more photos like that? 

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Maple Leaf

Great thread.  Thank you to all who have posted pictures.

 

It's very nostalgic for people like me.

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