3rd February 1922 – It was a Friday.
No further outbreaks of foot – and – mouth disease were reported in Scotland’s capital, and the remaining infected carcasses were expected to be buried by the next morning.
The market was not expected to open again for another week while cleaning was undertaken. All hunts in the area had also been stopped for a while.
Livestock traffic into the city was closely monitored.
A snapshot of Edinburgh ninety-eight years ago.