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Working Lives

Collecting images of people, places and objects which relate to Edinburgh’s working life, industries and professions. From brewing to printing, rubber products to glassware and everything else in between.
Please upload and tag your photos here! Use the #AuldReekieRetold. We are especially keen to hear from folk who worked in Edinburgh industries from the 1960s onwards.

Steel Coulson Brewery - Ale bottle
Steel Coulson Brewery - Ale bottle
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Fountainbridge Brewery, Edinburgh
Fountainbridge Brewery, Edinburgh
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Delivery Horses At McEwan's Brewery Fountainbridge 1940
Delivery Horses At McEwan's Brewery Fountainbridge 1940
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Scottish & Newcastle Brewery, Fountainbridge
Scottish & Newcastle Brewery, Fountainbridge
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Cooper At Holyrood Breweries c.1890
Cooper At Holyrood Breweries c.1890
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Women Working On Production Line At Leith Provident Dairy 1930s
Women Working On Production Line At Leith Provident Dairy 1930s
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Shifting Crates Of Bottles At Leith Provident Dairy 1930s
Shifting Crates Of Bottles At Leith Provident Dairy 1930s
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Man Working At Speedspools Monotype Printers At Gayfield Place Lane 1992
Man Working At Speedspools Monotype Printers At Gayfield Place Lane 1992
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Two Workers At James Betram's Engineering Works On Leith Walk 1960s
Two Workers At James Betram's Engineering Works On Leith Walk 1960s
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Printing Machine at Nelson's Printingworks
Printing Machine at Nelson's Printingworks
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Man Operating Letter Press Machine At J&J Gray Printers In Annandale Street 1950s
Man Operating Letter Press Machine At J&J Gray Printers In Annandale Street 1950s
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Safety Officers Training At McDonald Road Fire Brigade Station c.1983
Safety Officers Training At McDonald Road Fire Brigade Station c.1983
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Whisky Bottlers At William Muir Bond 9, Commercial Street, late 1950s
Whisky Bottlers At William Muir Bond 9, Commercial Street, late 1950s
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Burton's Biscuits Rich Tea Line 1992
Burton's Biscuits Rich Tea Line 1992
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Rolling Barrels In The Distillery Yard At Gorgie And Dalry 1991
Rolling Barrels In The Distillery Yard At Gorgie And Dalry 1991
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Women Working On Bottling Line At Invergordon Whisky Bond, 6th December 1990
Women Working On Bottling Line At Invergordon Whisky Bond, 6th December 1990
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Coopers At DJ McCallum Bond And Cooperage On Links Place 1930s
Coopers At DJ McCallum Bond And Cooperage On Links Place 1930s
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William Murray IPA bottle
William Murray IPA bottle
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Auld Reekie Breweries
Auld Reekie Breweries
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A Founding Edinburgh Ale
A Founding Edinburgh Ale
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