The retro decades in particular were pretty active when it came to demolishing Dundee's old buildings, so much so that sometimes we thought the Councils motto was "What goes up, must come down"...(well, apart from their salaries!).
There was also a fair bit of new construction going on too, so over the next few days I'm going to put up a mix of images showing some structures going up, and some tumbling down.
Kicking off with this one here which is Bell Street Central Fire Station being knocked down in the late 60's.
The photo was taken from Courthouse Square looking over into the firemen's living quarters above the main station, with the entire corner area bulldozed.
Below the snap of the rubble is a photo of the fire crew who worked at Bell Street Station in the 60's.
It was sent in by Mark Ritchie whose father is the chap top left in the picture.
Bell Street was such an apt place-name to have a fire station too don't you think?!
Demolition photo is from Gordon C.