NT1473 : Trident at Turnhouse -1978

taken 42 years ago, near to Edinburgh Airport, Edinburgh, Great Britain

Trident at Turnhouse -1978
Trident at Turnhouse -1978
In those halcyon days before terrorists and airport security prevented anybody getting anywhere near an aircraft. I don't remember exactly where we were, but not far from the coordinates given. This was the 'new' terminal, built in 1977, which replaced the old, small terminal on the other side of the airport. British Airways flew an innovative walk-on 'Shuttle' service from Edinburgh to London. The photo was one of a series taken to obtain a cub scout's 'photographer' badge, on the theme of transport.
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M J Richardson   (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 25 February, 1978   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 25 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Business, Retail, Services  Air transport 
Place (from Tags)
Edinburgh 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 1485 7370 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.9257N 3:21.9041W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 1481 7365
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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