Michael Laing (rock_dinosaur) wrote,
Michael Laing
rock_dinosaur

Markinch, Kirkcaldy and Kinghorn


BR York (Class 150) 2-car DMU No. 150 285 stands at the up platform at Markinch Station, Fife, prior to departing for Edinburgh Waverley on 12th July, 1999.


The ground-frame at the south end of the down platform at Markinch Station, Fife, controlling access to the station sidings and the branch serving Auchmuty Paper Mill, 12th July, 1999.


The conglomeration of buildings on the down side of Markinch Station viewed from the up platform on 12th July, 1999.


An unidentified English Electric Type 3 (TOPS Class 37) approaches Markinch Station at high speed with a short southbound train consisting of a single goods van on 12th July, 1999.


Forming a train from Edinburgh Waverley to Aberdeen or Inverness, BR Derby (TOPS Class 158) 2-car DMU No. 158 730 stands at the down platform at Markinch Station on 12th July, 1999.


Forming a train from Edinburgh Waverley to Aberdeen or Inverness, BR Derby (TOPS Class 158) 2-car DMU No. 158 730 stands at the down platform at Markinch Station on 12th July, 1999.


A groundsman's lodge in the Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy, Fife, 12th July, 1999. What a lovely place to live. I hope the person who has the good fortune to occupy this house appreciates how lucky they are!


The formal garden in the Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy, Fife, 12th July, 1999.


The formal garden in the Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy, Fife, 12th July, 1999.


Llamas in the animal enclosure in the Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy, Fife, 12th July, 1999.


A llama in the animal enclosure in the Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy, Fife, 12th July, 1999.


A donkey in the animal enclosure in the Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy, Fife, 12th July, 1999.


A donkey in the animal enclosure in the Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy, Fife, 12th July, 1999.


Ducks by the boating lake in the Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy, 12th July, 1999.


Geese catching the sun on the boating lake in the Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy, Fife, 12th July, 1999.


Geese in the Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy, Fife, 12th July, 1999.


Geese in the Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy, Fife, 12th July, 1999.


A promontory above the Firth of Forth on the path along the shore from Kirkcaldy to Kinghorn, Fife, 12th July, 1999.


A mass of ox-eye daisies by the path along the shore between Kirkcaldy and Kinghorn, 12th July, 1999.


View back towards Kirkcaldy, Fife, from a point near Abden House on the path along the shore between Kirkcaldy and Kinghorn, 12th July, 1999.


The Auld Hoose, Trongate, Kinghorn, Fife, 12th July, 1999.


View over the rooftops of Kinghorn, Fife, to the Firth of Forth, 12th July, 1999.


In Kinghorn, Fife, 12th July, 1999.


View over the rooftops and chimneys of Kinghorn, Fife, to the Firth of Forth, 12th July, 1999.


Buildings in Kinghorn, Fife, 12th July, 1999. The castellated building on the right-hand side is the old Town Council chambers.


Houses and gardens in Kinghorn, Fife, 12th July, 1999.


Lovely old houses in Kinghorn, Fife, 12th July, 1999.


A wynd off North Overgate, Kinghorn, Fife, 12th July, 1999.


A wynd off North Overgate, Kinghorn, Fife, 12th July, 1999.


View down North Overgate, Kinghorn, Fife, towards the Firth of Forth, 12th July, 1999.


Old houses at the junction of Townhead and North Overgate, Kinghorn, Fife, 12th July, 1999.


The Cottage, Townhead, Kinghorn, Fife, where my maternal grandparents lived for most of my childhood, and my great grandfather before them. 12th July, 1999.


Looking towards Townhead from Kilcruik Road, Kinghorn, Fife, 12th July, 1999. Peaceful but for the sound of rustling leaves and wood pigeons in the trees.


The Cottage, Townhead, Kinghorn, Fife, empty and looking rather forlorn, 12th July, 1999.


Part of the garden at The Cottage, Townhead, Kinghorn, Fife, where my maternal grandparents lived during most of my childhood. 12th July, 1999.


Looking down Townhead towards North Overgate, Kinghorn, Fife, 12th July, 1999.


Traditional Scottish houses in Townhead, Kinghorn, Fife, with forestairs to the upper flats, 12th July, 1999.


Harbour Road, the beach and the Firth of Forth at Kinghorn, Fife, viewed from the station footbridge, 12th July, 1999.


The beach at Kinghorn, Fife, where I built sandcastles as a child, got sand in my sandwiches, and paddled in the Firth of Forth on summer afternoons. Eurrgghh! Filthy, polluted, jellyfish-infested water: I dread to think of it now! 12th July, 1999.


The beach at Kinghorn, Fife, 12th July, 1999.


A fine example of the street-artist's craft seen in Kinghorn, Fife, 12th July, 1999.


This lattice footbridge at Kinghorn Station, Fife, photographed on 12th July, 1999, probably dates from the opening of the Edinburgh & Northern Railway in 1847.
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