Roslin, 1949/50

Roslin Gunpowder Mill workers and their families on the mill's annual outing, c. 1949 - 1950.

Roslin Gunpowder Mill workers and their families on the mill's annual outing, c. 1949 - 1950.

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This photo, taken from the Scran archive, shows Roslin Gunpowder Mill workers and their families on the mill’s annual outing.

The waitress is ensuring that the workers can enjoy a drink at their table. The Roslin factory, founded in 1804, was the oldest privately owned gunpowder mills in Britain, even supplying gunpowder for the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. Share your nostalgic images - midlothianadvertiser@jnlothian.co.uk