Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Forth Estuary - 3 Bridges - Queensferry Crossing. History of tunnels and bridges


History of crossing the Forth
View from holiday cottage:-
 3rd bridge now higher than Inverkeithing spire

Progress north and south of  the new bridge


October 2014

September 2014

Look what's appearing over the road in South Queensferry

3rd bridge over the Forth Estuary
3 miles from holiday cottage.
Queensferry crossing


Crane from barge - early January 2013

 View under Forth  road bridge

You need to look twice at this one:-
Side of block of container type offices with
 proposed sketch of 3rd bridge at base of photo.

Internet Images of F.R.C.

F.R.C. information from Transport Scotland

Monday, January 11, 2016

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Edinburgh - Stockbridge. Colonies

Above the upper and lower gable-end windows on Kemp, Avondale, Teviotdale, Balmoral and Dunrobin Places are carved stone plaques depicting the tools of various trades, such as decorator, plasterer, joiner, plumber, etc

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Edinburgh - Food Restaurant - Tuk Tuk (Indian)

10 miles from holiday cottage

Opposite Kings theatre Edinburgh


Tasty  Tuk Tuk wallah staff curry

Platform 5 vindaloo curry

Excellent selection of "mezze" snack size portions
railway station lamb curry