USS Bear - Wikipedia edit / delete

The Dundee-built ship that features in Michener's "Alaska".

to alaska dundee history ship ... on 22 June 2020

Taybus Vintage Vehicle Society edit / delete

If you see a suspiciously old bus around Dundee, it's probably this (Arbroath-based) society...

to bus dundee history retrotech transport ... on 16 March 2016

RETRO DUNDEE edit / delete

An impressive collection of photos of Dundee from the 60s-80s. It's amazing how much the city centre has changed (in many cases, twice, after the council has realised that the concrete eyesore that replaced a bit of classic Scottish architecture was not as good an idea as it originally seemed).

to architecture dundee history photos ... on 30 March 2015

Doors Open Days 2014 edit / delete

This included various events in Dundee this year. (Which I found early in September, then completely forgot about. Maybe next year...)

to amusements buildings dundee history travel ... on 03 October 2014

Restoring No.15 - the Last Aberdeen Tram - Home edit / delete

Restoring the only surviving Aberdeen electric tram. This isn't trivial, because it was converted into a house in 1950...

to aberdeen dundee restoration retrotech tram transport ... on 26 January 2014

Ordnance Survey large scale Scottish town plans, 1847-1895 - National Library of Scotland edit / delete

High-res scans of the old town plans. I live on Thorter Row, which was built about ten years ago; from looking at the maps of Dundee here, I learned that there used to be a Thorter Row in the city centre about a hundred years before that...

to dundee history maps scotland ... on 06 August 2012

ScotlandsPlaces edit / delete

Handy location-based search engine for collections of historical photos, etc. (The question I was trying to answer was "what did Dundee City Square look like before it was flattened early in the last century", which is the sort of thing this appears to be good for.)

to dundee history photos scotland ... on 06 August 2012

Fon a Bhord edit / delete

(From the archive...) Paul et al's old band.

to bands dundee folk music ... on 28 July 2012

Dundee's Buses - Dundee Bus & Coach Timetables Online edit / delete

Handy reference to bus services in Dundee.

to bus dundee transport ... on 05 August 2011

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