SAW032074 SCOTLAND (1950). Edinburgh, general view, showing Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing north-east.

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Details

Title [SAW032074] Edinburgh, general view, showing Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing north-east.
Reference SAW032074
Date 1950
Link Canmore Collection item 1269665
Place name
Parish EDINBURGH (EDINBURGH, CITY OF)
District
Country SCOTLAND
Easting / Northing 325068, 673477
Longitude / Latitude -3.2000075069218, 55.948519970836
National Grid Reference NT251735

Pins

Its amazing to see how soot covered the galleries, Scot monument and Balmoral are in these pictures. All have been so cleaned up.

Britain from Above
Wednesday 9th of August 2017 10:07:25 AM
Possible seating for the first Edinburgh Military Tattoo which took place in 1950.

ht247
Saturday 11th of October 2014 11:08:21 PM
The Trams actually running on Princes Street !!, I bet it took a lot less time to install back then , if only they had thought to keep them.

Bill M
Tuesday 26th of June 2012 08:46:23 PM