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Ten historic pictures that show what life was like in Stockholm decades ago

Swedes enjoying Midsummer's Eve at Slussen in 1940. Photo: Bertil Norberg/TT

Published: 16.May.2018 07:59 hrs

These historic images shed some light on the lives of Stockholmers decades ago.

1. Facing the winter

This picture captures two men clearing the snow off Strandvägen in central Stockholm during the war winter of 1939. Snow then, snow now; it's just as annoying.

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