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Ooooooooh! Edinburgh from the air – in the 1930s

Tales of One City

We thought we’d end our short series on early flight pictures with a quick fly-by over Edinburgh. Our journey takes in Calton Hill, the New Town, travelling west over the West End and Water of Leith to Craigleith Quarry before looping back to the docks at Leith.

Enjoy these simply breath-taking views of 1930s Edinburgh from the air.

Calton Hill from the air. Click on the picture to zoom in!

Castle Street and George Street. Castle Street and George Street from the air. Click on the picture to zoom in!

West End of Edinburgh and Water of Leith West End and Water of Leith from the air. Click on the picture to zoom in!

Craigleith Quarry (aerial view) Craigleith Quarry from the air. Click on the picture to zoom in!

Leith Docks from the air Leith Docks from the air. Click on the picture to zoom in!

To view more great pictures of early flight in Edinburgh and beyond and to zoom into the incredible detail browse the full exhibition of early…

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