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The Walls Boys 1/7 Peter writes: '[This picture] shows well known longline fishermen of their day- L to R: Alex.(Sandy...
The Walls Boys 2/7 Peter writes: 'This is hardly a normal catch , more likely a fairly exceptional one....all eyes wer...
The Walls Boys 3/7 Peter writes: 'In photo 3 we see the family boat Gwen Alice K65, in this instance with John Snr and...
The Walls Boys 4/7 Peter writes: 'Photo taken at Gairsay Pier, along with members of the family Coventry who owned the...
The Walls Boys 5/7 Peter writes: 'Photo taken at Gairsay Pier, along with members of the family Coventry who owned the...
The Walls Boys 6/7 Peter writes: 'Shows John (Jnr)(better known to all as Johnny) acting as lookout for creel ropes in...
The Walls Boys 7/7 Peter writes: 'On a Sunday evening Sandy and John always discussed the following week's schedule, a...
Whalers in Kirkwall Basin Craig has sent in this picture shown to him by his grandfather, Allan Taylor, depicting Nowegian wha...
Looking up Palace Road Craig sends in this picture from Dougie Shearer's collection. In the higher resolution picture submi...
No. 4 barrier long ago, 1 An early picture of number four barrier, showing a brave driver going across. No protection at the s...
No. 4 barrier long ago, 2 A postcard view from Peter, clearly showing the ship in the corner that I remember from my own child...
Guith, Eday Peter writes: "Back on the theme of Districts of Eday,the enclosed photo was originally by the late...

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