Category: Granton & Pilton
The north of the city, including Silverknowes, Muirhouse, Drylaw, Wardie and Boswall etc.
The thread about the air raids on Edinburgh and Leith during WW2 and the civilian loss of life they caused
The thread about the Luftwaffe’s glow-in-the-dark bombing maps of Edinburgh and Leith and the air defences that were there to stop them
The thread about the pride of the Granton fishing fleet, the “Netta Croan”, and the heroic rescue of her crew by the Aberdeen lifeboat
The thread about #NowAndThen photo montages of old railway stations, tramways and bridges around Edinburgh and Leith
The thread about Ferranti; the electronics company who came to Edinburgh in WW2 to produce a top-secret, war-winning device which had been invented by a local genius; and its continuing legacy in the city
The thread about the 20th Century Naval Reserves in Leith and Granton and the tenuous link to 17th Century Jacobitism
The thread about old railway photos of Granton and some history of Bruce Peebles; electrical engineers to the world
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