There's always something emotive about watching a city as it used to be.
So there will be plenty of interest in the news that newly-released archive film highlighting Aberdeen and the north east has been made available online.
It's the work of the British Film Institute, whose experts digitised a series of old films.
They date back as far as the 1920s and the painstaking process has reaped a rich dividend.
Anybody who relishes nostalgia will find lots to enjoy in this collection, which can be accessed via the BFI player.
There's a film about the Dee Valley, dating back to 1959.
And a little road safety show reel from 1966, called Mike Gets the Message.
Lovers of steam railways, meanwhile, can revel in a film from 1963, while political activists can lap up a "March against Starvation" from 1936.
It's a smorgasbord of memories for lovers of the Granite City.
And it's all free.