Edinburgh as you’ve never seen it before

One of the most fun elements of the Our Town Stories site are the ‘Then and Now’ pictures.

You can move the slider to create a wonderful ghostly effect:

Newington road 'then and Now' from Our Town Stories

Newington Road ‘Then and Now’ from Our Town Stories

Here are the ten most popular ‘Then and Now’ pictures from the site. Take a look and let us know which one(s) you like best.

Lawnmarket and the head of West Bow (1874)

North Bridge (1885)

Newsome’s Circus, Nicolson Street (1890)

Leith Harbour (1912)

John Knox’s House (1880)

Foot of Leith Walk (1912) 

(See how the tram turns into a bus)

Royal Arch, Newington Road (1903)

Croall Place (1890)

The Shore (1910)

Meadowbank Velodrome (1970)


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