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19 more photos taking you back to Edinburgh in 1987

Edinburgh Evening News logo Edinburgh Evening News 10/06/2021 David McLean
a group of people walking in the rain © Old age pensioners queue for free butter and cheese from the EEC 'butter mountain' at South Side com...

On a national level, 1987 is perhaps best remembered as the year BBC weatherman Michael Fish failed to forecast a violent extra-tropical cyclone that would wreak £2 billion worth of damage. That October, the hurricane-force winds caused unprecedented chaos, particularly in the Home Counties, but there was plenty happening closer to home too.

a group of people walking down a busy city street © Crowds in Princes Street Edinburgh (looking east towards Calton Hill) in January 1987.

We take a look at 19 more photos that will take you right back to Edinburgh as it was 34 years ago.

a person sitting at a desk looking at a computer © Children at Tynecastle secondary school in Edinburgh using their new BBC computers in November 1987.

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a group of people walking in the rain © A woman jumps across a puddle and slush in Princes Street as the thaw begins after heavy snow hit Ed...

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a group of people standing in a room © Children at Sciennes primary school tuck shop queue for sweets and crisps in March 1987.

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