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16 nostalgic pictures of Edinburgh in the '70s

Retro snaps of the city's streets

GeorgeUpstairs spent the years 1974-1978 snapping pictures of the buses on Edinburgh's streets. The result is a time capsule of the city 40 years ago. See more of his photos on Flickr

North Bridge
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North Bridge

Princes Street
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Princes Street

Craighall Road
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Craighall Road

The Shore
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The Shore

Lower Granton Road
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Lower Granton Road

Waverley Bridge
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Waverley Bridge

Forrest Road
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Forrest Road

Caledonian Hotel
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Caledonian Hotel

St Andrew's Square
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St Andrew's Square

East Market Street
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East Market Street

Edinburgh Leith & Granton Railway
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Edinburgh Leith & Granton Railway

Shrubhill
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Shrubhill

Canonmills
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Canonmills

Leith Street
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Leith Street

St. Andrews Square Bus Station
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St. Andrews Square Bus Station

Princes Street
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Princes Street

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