Pictured in the 1950s, The old Binns Department Store on West Princes Street.
In a break from the norm in our Now and Then slideshows, this shot shows that Princes Street was actually busier in the 1950s than it was in 2012. It’s a safe bet that the tramworks played a significant part in that however.
Also the passage of time has allowed a tree to grow across from what is now Frasers.
1950s picture: TSPL - You can purchanse images here: http://thescotsmanpublications.newsprints.co.uk/
2012 picture: David McLean
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