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cowgate 1980s
cowgate 1980s
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Here are some images from the pedestrianisation of Cowgate in 1980.

People moan about health and safety but we should be grateful as I suspect that workman was at very high risk of deafness, damaged lungs and eyes.

Does anyone know the old boy passing by before the disruption?

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