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Edinburgh, The City And Firth Of Forth c.1950

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Edinburgh, The City And Firth Of Forth c.1950

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A tramcar rattles over the junction of Frederick Street and Princes Street. Edinburgh was well served by its tramway system for 85 years; services came to an end in November 1956.

This is an excerpt from Edinburgh Photographic Memories, by Clive Hardy