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The Final Car Park

Its not just old boats that fade away and die. Old cars have their sad moments too.
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Picture added on 07 August 2008
Comments:
Some day they could be toaster's or even razor blade's. Mmmm we could be shaving with a Lada and making toast with a transit :)
Added by Colin Mcbeath on 07 August 2008
Scrap value has gone up a fair bit in the last few weeks. These are worth about £200 each.
Old man Barton'll be buying a Bentley soon.......
Added by Anon on 08 August 2008
Think you should get your facts correct first before making statements like that !!!!
Added by Colin on 14 August 2008
You mean he has already bought the Bentley !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous comment added on 15 August 2008
I've often wondered where Orcadian vehicles go once they've reached the end of their useful lives.

It was my understanding that they were loaded onto a boat and sent to mainland Scotland for disposal, but I see that there is actually a breaker's yard somewhere on the Isles. Any idea as to the location of this place?

For enthusiasts of locally-registered vehicles, I can make out the plates of 3 vehicles: "K23 YBS" (a red Vauxhall Astra Mk 3). Sitting on top of the Astra is "K38 YBS" (a silver Ford Escort); whilst to the right of the Lada is "C452 RBS" (a red Ford Sierra).
Added by Applemeister on 19 January 2013
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