Edinburgh has changed so much down the decades – as you will see in these amazing photos.
We’ve trawled through the photo archives to bring you 25 photographs depicting Edinburgh in 1970 – a year that saw the Capital host the Commonwealth Games for the first time.
Take a look through or picture gallery and transport yourself back to a bygone era.
5. Demolishing Caledonian station
Workmen use cutting equipment during the demolition of part of Caledonian railway station (Caley Station) in Edinburgh, March 1970 Photo: TSPL
6. Children in Meadowbank sandpit
Two little girls making sandpies in the Commonwealth Games long-jump sandpit at Meadowbank stadium in July 1970. Photo: Gordon Rule
7. Rubbish tipped on Waverley Bridge
Smouldering rubbish was tipped onto Waveley Bridge by an Edinburgh Corporation dustcart before firemen could deal with it in April 1970. Photo: George Smith
8. Hibs v Malmo 1970
Action during the Hibs v Malmo game at Easter Road Edinburgh in September 1970. Photo: Denis Straughan