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Tom Scott

Tom was born and brought up in Nether Scapa, and left Orkney in 1943 to join the RAF.

Since then his time in Orkney has been restrcited to about eighteen months at Rockworks and occasional holiday
visits. Settled now in Dunfermline, He hopes to visit Orkney in summer 2004.

He'll be delighted to hear news from anyone - and promises to reply!
Albert Street in 1960 Tom Scott writes: "Window Shoppers. A view of Albert Street also taken in sumer of 1960. The ...
Kirkwall Power Station Tom Scott writes: "Kirkwall Power Station. A contributor asked for a shot of the new power stati...
Swop this for Orkney? Tom Scott writes: 'I am attaching a photo I took four years ago of "Ravenscraig Castle", in Fife. ...
Scapa in the fifties Tom Scott sends in a photo "Scapa Beach", taken in the late fifties from the same viewpoint as Pictu...
Scapa Distillery staff Tom Scott writes: I am appending a scan of an old photo of the staff of Scapa Distillery taken shor...
Plane at Berstane Farm 1938 Tom Scott writes: Looking at Archives picture No.29 of Capt Fresson's Gipsy Moth reminded me that I...
Homemade boat at Scapa 1936 Tom has sent in this very evocative picture, and writes: 'The story in this week's "Orcadian" about...
Homemade boat at Scapa 1936, part II Tom's picture of him perilously afloat at Scapa in 1936 (picture 150) has caught the imagination of ...
Enterprise in Stromness Tom writes: I'm attaching one now that I took in Stromness a few years ago, not sure just when, of ...
Reopening of Scapa Distillery after WW2 Tom writes: 'I've come across this old photo in my collection. I'm not sure of the date but I alway...
The Pylons Remember the pylons at Netherbutton? I can, but I can't remember the year when the black and white 4...
Skara Brae Tom writes: 'A play of light and shade on Skara Brae, taken in 1960, before "improvements" and meas...

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