In pictures: 20 unusual photos from Fife history

Some you’ll recognise, others will have changed drastically

Friday, 10th May 2019, 12:31 pm
St David's harbour in Burntisland Fife  Old landing craft from World War II waiting for breaking up.
St David's harbour in Burntisland Fife Old landing craft from World War II waiting for breaking up.

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Unloading cork at the docks

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This model shows how it was all planned out before the Forth Road Bridge opened in 1964
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
The tide is in at Kinghorn beach with holiday makers crowding onto the prom.
It may not have been Dalgety Bay back then, but here at st David's Harbour we can see the craft being prepared for break-up.
Locally Known as the Willie Muir, she had been in service for 58 years and clocked 800,000 miles steaming.
The rivalry between the Vikings and the Flyers of course made for an interesting derby. The west Fife side folded in 1955 after nine years.
Rolls of linoleum being lifted on board the ship.
St David's harbour in Burntisland Fife Old landing craft from World War II waiting for breaking up.
the arrival of the Forth Road Bridge meant more housing would pop up nearby in the coming years.
The town popped up fairly quickly.
Then a bustling vibrant dock with no shortage of work.
It's astonishing to think of this nhappening in modern times - a train making its way through the streets, with no barriers or fences between the public and the tracks.
Smiling, of course, because she's standing at the Fife end.
The Fab Four were all the rage, and let's not forget the famous visit to Kirkcaldy.
Four Javelins roar past during a low level fly over at the Battle of Britain Display at Leuchars, Fife. The airshow was a fan favourite in Fife for decades.
Aberdour Town feature
Location unknown, Fife teenagers at a coffee bar, complete with jukebox. Do you know where it is?
Bing Crosby in Ffe for a spot of golf.