For more than 100 years, the Evening Express
and its sister paper, the Press and Journal,
have been recording the lives of Aberdeen folk on
camera. From the momentous to the mundane, all aspects
of the city’s character and development have
been preserved for posterity.
With the passage of time, even the most straightforward
picture of a street scene takes on special significance.
Hundreds of Aberdeen’s streets disappeared as
it was rebuilt over the course of a century, yet the
memories of the people who inhabited them remain,
ready to be rekindled by an evocative photograph.
From local disasters to celebrity appearances, from
holidays to the changing world of work, a century
of life in the Silver City is presented here to educate
and entertain. New residents and old will enjoy this
proud look at one of Scotland’s most dynamic