Port Of Dundee Customs House

Submitted by stephen.page on Mon, 04/27/2020 - 14:15

The Port of Dundee Customs House is actually two buildings under one roof and included the former Port of Dundee (Dundee Harbour Trust) offices and was built in 1842.

This and other images form a collection which can be viewed in higher quality at the Local History Department of Dundee Central Library, Wellgate Centre, Dundee

Port Police Station

Submitted by stephen.page on Mon, 04/27/2020 - 14:00

The Port Police Station situated at the entrance near the Custom's House. Behind the building was the Dundee East Railway Station: The line of horses and carriages are likely to be taxis waiting for the train to arrive.

 

This and other images form a collection which can be viewed in higher quality at the Local History Department of Dundee Central Library, Wellgate Centre, Dundee

Craig Harbour

Submitted by stephen.page on Mon, 04/27/2020 - 11:39

Passengers arriving at Craig harbour to board a ferry to Newport.

In the background you can see the clocktower of Dundee west Station (now demolished) and to the right of that: the existing buildings of Union Street and the end of the Malmaison Hotel (formerly the Mather's Hotel).

 

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Craig Pier Ferry Terminal

Submitted by stephen.page on Mon, 04/27/2020 - 11:29

This building was the office for the "Fifies" - a ferry service which operated from here over to Newport until the opening of the Tay Road Bridge in 1966.

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Camperdown Street

Submitted by stephen.page on Mon, 04/27/2020 - 11:17

Camperdown Street

The street and the dock transit sheds on the right still exist. The buildings on the left are the Dock Police Station with Dundee East Station beyond.

The police station was located between the two dock entry gates on what is now a car park. Dundee East Station was located next to the railway tunnel entrance and has been demolished - the site now occupied by a car garage and showroom.

Dundee West Station

Submitted by stephen.page on Mon, 04/27/2020 - 11:04

Dundee West Station was operated by the Caledonian Railway Company. This building was located at the west end of Dock Street, next to where the current Dundee Railway Station is.

(the current Dundee Railway Station is built upon the site of the Tay Bridge Station)

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Royal Arch

Submitted by stephen.page on Mon, 03/30/2020 - 09:46

The Royal Arch - built to commemorate a visit to the city by Queen Victoria. Demolished in 1964 but commemorated in Slessor Gardens;  http://www.dundeemaritime.co.uk/SlessorGdns

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Craig Pier Offices

Submitted by stephen.page on Mon, 03/30/2020 - 09:26

The offices for the "Fifies" - the Tay Ferries which sailed between Dundee and Fife until the opening of the Tay Road Bridge

You can find out more about the "Fifies" at www.dundeemaritime.co.uk/Fifies

This and other images form a collection which can be viewed in higher quality at the Local History Department of Dundee Central Library, Wellgate Centre, Dundee