With its harbour and once numerous factories, Edinburgh’s Granton district was historically famous for its industries, including fishing, wire-manufacturing and gas production.
We’ve had a rummage around the deep archives of The Scotsman and Evening News to bring you 17 photographs of Granton down the decades.
1. HMS Claverhouse.
RNVR HMS Claverhouse 4th Division - Inspection in Granton Square, 1957. Photo: TSPL
2. United Wire Works
Exterior of the factory of United Wire Works Ltd at Granton in Edinburgh, August 1966 Photo: Allan Milligan
3. Propane gas tanker
Propane gas storage vessel at Silverknowes roundabout on its way to Granton Gas Works, 1966. Photo: TSPL
4. Lochinvar children
Children at Lochinvar Camp which provided emergency housing in North Edinburgh between Granton Road and Netherby Road for the homeless, 1951 Photo: TSPL