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1980: Passengers wait on the concourse at Aberdeen Joint Station.
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Gallery: Aberdeen Train Station through the decades

04/07/2020

The train station, as it stands now, was constructed just prior to WW1, replacing a 1867 structure of the same now. The original sandstone frontage was revamped during the construction of Union Square, however these archive images focus on the period it was operated by British Rail.

1988: The new front exterior of Grampian Television in Queen’s Cross, Aberdeen.
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Gallery: Putting Grampian TV in focus

04/07/2020

Now known as STV, the former tv franchise covered the north-east for 45 years. Launching on September 30 1961, the channel covered everything from news and current affairs to documentaries, sport, children’s and Gaelic. Today, we take a look through our archives at some behind the scenes images from the channel.  

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Video: Tattie picking in the north-east

27/10/2019

In this week’s Aberdonian we’re focusing on tattie picking in the north-east We’ve dug out these images from across our archive of farmers and young people taking part in what was an annual tradition.

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Video: Ploughing on in the north-east

13/10/2019

In this week’s Aberdonian we’re focusing on the north-east’s farming industry. We’ve dug out these images from across archive images people in the north-east working in the industry over the last 60 years.