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Granton Gaswork photograph albums

551 239/2/2

Description Granton Gaswork photograph albums

Collection Scottish Gas

Catalogue Number 551 239/2/2

Category All Other

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Group Level (551 239/2) Granton Gaswork albums and negatives

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Preview Category Catalogue Number Title Date Level
On-line Digital Images On-line Digital Images DP 102659 View of retort House during the contruction of Granton Gas Works in 1905. Titled: 'Retort House Roof looking South East shewing progress of erection' 6/7/1905 Item Level
All Other PA 207/6 PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM NO.207/6: GRANTON GAS WORKS Photographic album containing 48 6" X 4" black and white images dating from 6 September - 11 December 1899 showing views of Tank contruction, railway contruction and cuttings, Boundary Wall Contruction, Residual Products Works and boiler installation and liquor tank, opening ceremony/foundation stone in foundations of Retort House No. 1, view of piers for retort benches Binding loose, water damaged, dirty 6/9/1899 Batch Level
All Other PA 207/15 Photographic album containing 48 6" X 4" black and white images dating from 28 November 1900 - 8 February 1901 showing views of Retort House with roof and walls under construction, S Gable of Coal Store, Residual Products Works showing kiln etc., Gasholder Tank showing base plates for wood framing, Foundations of Pumping Station, Purifying Plant House retaining wall, view showing Bases for Standards of Gasholder Tank, view of pumping station foundations, Sulphate of Ammonia Plant, Inside Retort House No.1, Inside Coal Store showing boarding of roofs etc.Elevator pit N end Coal Store, Purifying House excavations, excavation of bank Caledonaian Railway connection, girder gas pipe over Caledonian Railway, Breakwater at Harbour Road opposite Residual Products, Inside Retort House showing commencement of Retort Benches,Retort House and Exauster house Gasholder Tank showing erection of Crown Framing, Res.Prod. Works with kiln and waste gases plantplus acid storage taks, Railway S of Plant House, Foundations of Pumping Station, Excavation for large Liquor Tank fron NB Railway Canongate corner of Res.Prod. Works, Retort House exteriors, Girder Gas Pipe at Pilton Fork Bridge, Floor of Exauster House, Interior of Coal Store, Interior of Plant House PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS NO.207: SCOTTISH GAS COLLECTION: GRANTON GASWORKS ALBUMS 28/1/1900 Batch Level
Print Room PA 207 PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS NO.207: SCOTTISH GAS COLLECTION, GRANTON GASWORKS ALBUMS Seventy-six albums of progress photographs showing every technical and architectural aspect of the building of Granton Gasworks (some duplicate albums - see individual album entry) 1898 Item Level
All Other PA 207/16 Photographic album containing 48 6" X 4" black and white images dating from 8 February 1901 - 21 March 1901 showing views of Caledonian Railway Bridge, Interior gasholder tank showing progress of framing to support Crown, view of exterior of Coal Store showing Tower ('French' style) and Roofing, Retort House and benches, gasholder tank, ?Pumping House foundations, Coal Store and Plant House, roof under construction, Gasholder Framing taking shape with tank being constructed, Retort House SW side in course of construction, Pumping House under construction and plant being installed, Boundary Wall 'towers?NE corner PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS NO.207: SCOTTISH GAS COLLECTION: GRANTON GASWORKS ALBUMS 8/2/1901 Batch Level
All Other PA 207/17 Photographic album containing 48 6" X 4" black and white images dating from 8 February 1901 - 21 March 1901 showing views of Caledonian Railway Bridge, Interior gasholder tank showing progress of framing to support Crown, view of etxrior of Coal Store showing Tower ('French' style) and Roofing, Retort House and benches, gasholder tank, ?Pumping House foundations, Coal Store and Plant House, roof under construction, Gasholder Framing taking shape with tank being constructed, Retort House SW side in course of construction, Pumping House under contrsuction and plant being installed, Boundary Wall 'towers?NE corner PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS NO.207: SCOTTISH GAS COLLECTION: GRANTON GASWORKS ALBUMS 8/2/1901 Batch Level
All Other PA 207/1 PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM NO 207/1: GRANTON GASWORKS Photographic album containing 23 6" X 4" black and white images dating from 17 February 1899 - November 1921 Showing construction of the inclined retort carbonising plant house producer gas conduit in various stages of construction, regenerator chambers (1901?), views from road to be closed, formation of railway, producer hearth under construction 1899); section of 'oven no 1' a brick built retort being replaced, views of retort setting before and after replacement (1917), view of Gas Department Stand, Nov 1921, loose prints o 'Tank (holder?) Excavations NW corner, June 1899 and unidentified print. Loose binding, dirty 17/2/1899 Batch Level
All Other PA 207/7 Photographic album containing 48 6" X 4" black and white images dating from 6 September - 11 december 1899 showing views of Tank contruction, railway contruction and cuttings, Boundary Wall Contruction, Residual Products Works and boiler installation and liquor tank, opening ceremony/foundation stone in foundations of Retort House No. 1, view of piers for retort benches Binding loose, water damaged, dirty SCOTTISH GAS COLLECTION: GRANTON GASWORKS ALBUMS PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS NO.207: SCOTTISH GAS COLLECTION, GRANTON GASWORKS ALBUMS 6/9/1899 Batch Level
All Other PA 207/10 Photographic album containing 48 6" X 4" black and white images dating from 26 April - 10 July 1900 showing views of Coal Store foundations, Residual Products House nearing completion, coping on Tank, view of Whitten Road looking S, Retort House foundation bolts, interior view Rsidual Products showing plant, bottom of Tank showing Puddle and Cone, stone crusher and concrete mixer, Retaining wall, excavations for 48" gas pipe W Granton Road, loco crane, 11 loose and damaged prints from other albums, foundations for salt water pumps, acid tank at residual Products, foundations for engines at Residual Products Works, light railway through Coal Store, retaining wall Purifier site tipping wagons, erection of 1st girder SE end Retort House, excavations for Elevator pit at Purifier Retaining Wall, laying of 48" pipe Fettes Avenue PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS NO.207: SCOTTISH GAS COLLECTION, GRANTON GASWORKS ALBUMS 12/12/1899 Batch Level
All Other PA 207/18 Photographic album containing 48 6" X 4" black and white images dating from 21 March 1901- 3 May 1901 showing views of Interior of Retort House showing flue and bench on E side, general progress of retort benches, Quarry in Pennywell Parks, Interior of residual Products Works showing Compressor Engine Connection and E Still for overhead Platform, general arrangement of plant in Res.Prod. Works, view of Purifying Plant House showing foundations, Gasholder Frame and pumping Station under construction, basement under exauster House, 9" drain track, chimney furnace at Res. Prod. Works, Tip at shore E side of Old Breakwater, Inside Gasholder Tank showing Cup ('catch') of Second lift, Inside Gasholder Tank showing first lift finished, Insde Coal Store, Pumping Station under contrsuction, Guide Frame of Gasholder Tankand sheeting of Crown, , puriying Plant under contruction, Pumping Station elevation,s under construction, views of interior of Retort house showing progress of Benches, Plant House, S end (building known as Coal Store), Pumping Station with Gasholder Frame behind, view of base of standards and first two lifts of the gasholder, Interior of gasholder tank, view of Finial of Gasholder Columns, Inside Machinery Room showing foundations of Engines, Surface Water Drain, Foundations of Purifiers, Interior of Pumping Station, Pumping Station and Gasholder Frame behind, Breaker Pit excavation, View of Guide Framing for Gasholder Tank and Sheeting of Crown, Overhead Coal conveyor, Coal Store interior with lengths of Retorts in store, Bracing behind Retort Benches and outside of chimney, Coal Breakers Pit N end of Coal Store, Interior of Pumping Station showing foundations for Pumping Engines PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS NO.207: SCOTTISH GAS COLLECTION: GRANTON GASWORKS ALBUMS 21/3/1901 Batch Level
All Other PA 207/2 PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM NO.207/2: GRANTON GAS WORKS Photographic album containing key plan of photographs and 41 6" X 4" black and white images dating from October 1898- June 1899 showing views of green field site, culvert for stream, construction of railway cutting, levelling for yard, diversion of stream through Retort House No.1, Tank Excavations, beginning of contruction of Purifying Shed, railway sidings, Residual Products Works Binding poor, back cover missing, dirty 10/1898 Batch Level
All Other PA 207/13 Photographic album containing 48 6" X 4" black and white images dating from 10 July 1900 - 28 November 1900 showing views pipe carriage for 48" gas main, cone of Gasholder Tank, Retaining Wall, Residual Products showing buildings and plant and limestone towers and kiln etc., views of Retort House Roof main members being erected, Coal Stores under construction, Rsidual Works with kiln and Depositing Chambers under construction, Coal Stoore and Retort House roof, Rebuilding of breakwater, Plant House under contruction, view of New Quarry, view within rising walls of Coal Store in preparation for roof construction, gasholder embankment PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS NO.207: SCOTTISH GAS COLLECTION, GRANTON GASWORKS ALBUMS 10/7/1899 Batch Level
All Other PA 207/12 Photographic album containing 48 6" X 4" black and white images dating from 10 July 1900 - 28 November 1900 showing views pipe carriage for 48" gas main, cone of Gasholder Tank, Retaining Wall, Residual Products showing buildings and plant and limestone towers and kiln etc., views of Retort House Roof main members being erected, Coal Stores under construction, Residual Works with kiln and Depositing Chambers under construction, Coal Store and Retort House roof, Rebuilding of breakwater, Plant House under contruction, view of New Quarry, view within rising walls of Coal Store in preparation for roof construction, gasholder embankment PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS NO.207: SCOTTISH GAS COLLECTION, GRANTON GASWORKS ALBUMS 10/7/1900 Batch Level
All Other PA 207/14 Photographic album containing 48 6" X 4" black and white images dating from 28 November 1900 - 8 February 1901 showing views of Retort House with roof and walls under construction, S Gable of Coal Store, Residual Products Works showing kiln etc., Gasholder Tank showing base plates for wood framing, Foundations of Pumping Station, Purifying Plant House retaining wall, view showing Bases for Standards of Gasholder Tank, view of pumping station foundations, Sulphate of Ammonia Plant, Inside Retort House No.1, Inside Coal Store showing boarding of roofs etc.Elevator pit N end Coal Store, Purifying House excavations, excavation of bank Caledonaian Railway connection, girder gas pipe over Caledonian Railway, Breakwater at Harbour Road opposite Residual Products, Inside Retort House showing commencement of Retort Benches,Retort House and Exauster house Gasholder Tank showing erection of Crown Framing, Res.Prod. Works with kiln and waste gases plantplus acid storage taks, Railway S of Plant House, Foundations of Pumping Station, Excavation for large Liquor Tank fron NB Railway Canongate corner of Res.Prod. Works, Retort House exteriors, Girder Gas Pipe at Pilton Fork Bridge, Floor of Exauster House, Interior of Coal Store, Interior of Plant House PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS NO.207: SCOTTISH GAS COLLECTION: GRANTON GASWORKS ALBUMS 28/1/1900 Batch Level
All Other PA 207/5 PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM NO.207/5: GRANTON GAS WORKS Photographic album containing 47 6" X 4" black and white images dating from 13 June 1899- 5 September 1899 showing general views, construction of railway, drainage channels, Coal Store foundations, Purifier House foundations, chimney and contruction of Residual Products Works, centre pier of Gasholder Tank, Retort House No. 1 foundations, construction of boundary wall, tank excavation, gasholder foundations including pugmill for puddle, railway sidings, Retort House No.1, Tank Excavations, beginning of contruction of Purifying Shed, railway sidings, Residual Products Works Binding loose, water damaged, dirty 13/6/1899 Batch Level
All Other PA 207/8 Photographic album containing 47 6" X 4" black and white images dating from 12 December 1899 - 26 April 1900 showing views of gasholder tank trainer and brick tank wall and excavation of the tank area, foundations of Retort House, Residual Products Works nearing completion, Railway sidings, Retort Bench piers, roof over Sulphate House and Store, excavations under Exauster House for low level floor, quarry adjoining West Granton Road, portable engine shed and stone crusher and cement mixer, construction of Coal Store, view of plant within Sulphate House Binding in poor condition PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS NO.207: SCOTTISH GAS COLLECTION, GRANTON GASWORKS ALBUMS 12/12/1899 Batch Level
All Other PA 207/4 PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM NO.207/4: GRANTON GAS WORKS Photographic album containing 37 6" X 4" black and white uncaptioned images dating from March 1895- 13 October 1896 showing examples of accidents and resultant damage. Appears to have belonged to WR Herring and has some captions in his handwriting Binding held to gether by sticky tape 3/1895 Batch Level
All Other PA 207/11 Photographic album containing 47 6" X 4" black and white images dating from 12 December 1899 - 26 April 1900 showing views of gasholder tank trainer and brick tank wall and excavation of the tank area, foundations of Retort House, Residual Products Works nearing completion, Railway sidings, Retort Bench piers, roof over Sulphate House and Store, excavations under Exauster House for low level floor, quarry adjoining West Granton Road, portable engine shed and stone crusher and cement mixer, construction of Coal Store, view of plant within Sulphate House Binding in poor condition PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS NO.207: SCOTTISH GAS COLLECTION, GRANTON GASWORKS ALBUMS 12/12/1899 Batch Level
All Other PA 207/19 Photographic album containing 48 6" X 4" black and white images dating from 21 March 1901- 3 May 1901 showing views of Interior of Retort House showing flue and bench on E side, general progress of retort benches, Quarry in Pennywell Parks, Interior of residual Products Works showing Compressor Engine Connection and E Still for overhead Platform, general arrangement of plant in Res.Prod. Works, view of Purifying Plant House showing foundations, Gasholder Frame and pumping Station under construction, basement under exauster House, 9" drain track, chimney furnace at Res. Prod. Works, Tip at shore E side of Old Breakwater, Inside Gasholder Tank showing Cup ('catch') of Second lift, Inside Gasholder Tank showing first lift finished, Inside Coal Store, Pumping Station under construction, Guide Frame of Gasholder Tank and sheeting of Crown, purifying Plant under contruction, Pumping Station elevation,s under construction, views of interior of Retort house showing progress of Benches, Plant House, S end (building known as Coal Store), Pumping Station with Gasholder Frame behind, view of base of standards and first two lifts of the gasholder, Interior of gasholder tank, view of Finial of Gasholder Columns, Inside Machinery Room showing foundations of Engines, Surface Water Drain, Foundations of Purifiers, Interior of Pumping Station, Pumping Station and Gasholder Frame behind, Breaker Pit excavation, View of Guide Framing for Gasholder Tank and Sheeting of Crown, Overhead Coal conveyor, Coal Store interior with lengths of Retorts in store, Bracing behind Retort Benches and outside of chimney, Coal Breakers Pit N end of Coal Store, Interior of Pumping Station showing foundations for Pumping Engines PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS NO.207: SCOTTISH GAS COLLECTION: GRANTON GASWORKS ALBUMS 21/3/1901 Batch Level
All Other PA 207/9 Photographic album containing 47 6" X 4" black and white images dating from 12 December 1899 - 26 April 1900 showing views of gasholder tank trainer and brick tank wall and excavation of the tank area, foundations of Retort House, Residual Products Works nearing completion, Railway sidings, Retort Bench piers, roof over Sulphate House and Store, excavations under Exauster House for low level floor, quarry adjoining West Granton Road, portable engine shed and stone crusher and cement mixer, construction of Coal Store, view of plant within Sulphate House Binding in poor condition PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS NO.207: SCOTTISH GAS COLLECTION, GRANTON GASWORKS ALBUMS 12/12/1899 Batch Level
All Other PA 207/3 PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM NO.207/3: GRANTON GAS WORKS Photographic album containing key plan of photographs and 41 6" X 4" black and white images dating from October 1898- June 1899 showing views of green field site, culvert for stream, construction of railway cutting, levelling for yard, diversion of stream through Retort House No.1, Tank Excavations, beginning of contruction of Purifying Shed, railway sidings, Residual Products Works Binding poor, back cover missing, dirty 10/1898 Batch Level
All Other PA 207/20 Photographic album containing 48 6" X 4" black and white images dating from 3May 1901 - 5 June 1901 showing Interior of Gasholder Tank, view of Gasholder Framing in place, lookingntowards Pumping House, view during contruction of Purifier House, N end of Coal Store, Coal Conveyor, Interior of Retort house showing benches under contrsuction, excavations for Meter House, Interior Retort House, Foundations for Pufirier House, Plant House showing SE corner during construction, Exauster house, Retort House showing roof area/top of retort bench, general views (uncaptioned), Front of Exauster House, View of Base of Frame and three lifts of Gasholder Tank, with partially completed Tank Crown, view of Retort Benches, and views of interior of Retort house, view of foundations and plant of Pumping House (?Meter house), Boundary Wall (?E side) PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS NO.207: SCOTTISH GAS COLLECTION: GRANTON GASWORKS ALBUMS 3/5/1901 Batch Level
All Other PA 207/34 Photographic album containing 44 6" X 4" black and white images dating from 20 February - 24 March 1902: Views of Pumping House, Accumulator, Coal House exterior, Station Buildings exterior, ?Exhauster House exterior (plant lying around), site view looking NW, general view of site looking N beyond Station Buildings, and one view looking towards Coal Store looking S, view of Purifier House, stationn Buildig looking N along track bed, general view looking NW with gasholder and retort house, View of purifier House and Meter House, Interior of ?Plant Building/Coal Store, Views of Purifier House, view of Retort House benches, view interior Coal Store, Station Buildings with clock tower houseing in place, general views of Purifier House and Retort House and Stirling Boilers Covers/boards worn, loose, generally dirty and water damaged PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS NO.207: SCOTTISH GAS COLLECTION: GRANTON GASWORKS ALBUMS 20/2/1902 Batch Level
All Other PA 207/33 Photographic album containing 44 6" X 4" black and white images dating from January and February 1902 showing: (uncaptioned)?Coal Store, Exhauster House machinery, ?Pumping House interior, general view looking NW of Meter House and Purifier House under construction, Interior view of tar Pit drains and ?Accumulator awaiting installation, Purifiers, Station Buildings view off building reaching first floor height, interior of ?Exhauster House, Interior of Meter House, view of Purifier, view of Accumulator, view of Retort House elevator roof, view of Accumulator, general view looking N between Coal Store and Retort House, general views of retort House interior, Pufifier roof contruction, Meter House, Pump House, condensers(?retort House), view of washer in Plant House, view of machinery in Retort House, view of Meter House, washers Covers/boards worn, loose, generally dirty and water damaged PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS NO.207: SCOTTISH GAS COLLECTION: GRANTON GASWORKS ALBUMS 1/1902 Batch Level

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