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Map of 1853 Cockenzie by Alan Braby

Birds Eye View Cockenzie Harbour by Alan Braby (c) Battle of Prestonpans 1745 Heritage Trust

The Pitheads Tranent by Alan Braby

The Pitheads Tranent by Alan Braby

The Pitheads Tranent by Alan Braby (c) Battle of Prestonpans 1745 Heritage Trust

Unloading at Cockenzie Salt Pans by Alan Braby (c) Battle of Prestonpans 1745 Heritage Trust

Before the Battle 1745 by Alan Braby (c) Battle of Prestonpans 1745 Heritage Trust

Battle of Quayside Cockenzie Harbour by Alan Braby (c) Prestonpans 1745 Heritage Trust

Cowan Painting Cockenzie Harbour (1877)

Cowan Painting Cockenzie Harbour (1877)

Cowan Painting Cockenzie Harbour (1877) (c) Bob Walker

Tranent-Cockenzie Waggonway crossing Prestonpans Battlefield

Remains of WW Bridge over East Coast Main Line at Meadowmill

Stone Sleepers used as wall stones - Cockenzie

Stone Sleeper Blocks on Northern Quayside Siding at Cockenzie Harbour

Ed Bethune exposes the sleeper blocks for the first time

Archaeology - Alan Braby exposes the first sleepers on the quayside at Cockenzie

Archaeology - Cockenzie Harbour - Iron chair still in place.

Salt Pan Building north of Cockenzie Auld Kirk

Photo Survey at Cockenzie Harbour March 2017

Photo Survey at Cockenzie Harbour March 2017

Gareth Jones explains Salt Pans

Alan Braby exposes the fishbelly grooves

Pointwork Sleeper Block - Cockenzie Harbour

Map of Waggonway route circa 1815

Ed Bethune on recording duties at the Collection Ponds

Ed Bethune on recording duties at the Collection Ponds

Ed Bethune on recording duties at the Collection Ponds

Surveying at Cockenzie Boat Shore

Gardiner's Bridge sleeper block

30th March 2017 - Single harbour stone with two chair fixings and a fishbelly groove situated in the turntable area

30th March 2017 - Alan Braby and Bryan Hickman start work on the turntable area

30th March 2017 - Alan Braby scrapes back the surface

30th March 2017 - Ed Bethune digs the first turf at the turntable area

A well preserved iron chair is exposed

The chair is removed

Alan Braby & Ed Bethune on recording duties

Bryan Hickman in his sondage

Annie Rayner, Alan Braby & Bryan Hickman discuss the next steps with the salt house

The salt house wall

Northern Siding

Northern Siding

Turntable

Gary Donaldson makes salt

Stevenson’s Quayside at Cockenzie

Salt Making

Alan and Ed with the wooden sleeper

Wessex Archaeology survey the site

Sophie, Tom and Malcolm excavating the Northern Siding

Waggonway Merchandise

Robert Stevenson’s Surveyor dropped in!

Ready for a day’s digging

School visits

Surveying – the old way!

Packing up for the day

Salt Sampling Scoop

Horseshoe for a Waggonway pony

Cockenzie Salt

Alan Braby writes his notes

Port Seton Glass

Firing up the Salt Pan

Gareth Jones at the Salt Pan

Alan Braby and Keith Prosser looking the part

End of day evaluation

Collection Pond - before

Collection Pond - after

Visitors – the Big Dig HQ

Collection Pond

Keith Prosser points out the sleeper blocks

The jovial surveyor

Alan Braby explains the site to a school group

Our young diggers

Neil Simpson surveying the site

Learning how to dig

Budding Archaeologists

Alan Braby explains the salt house trench

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