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1951

Rossland Garage, Kirkwall Paul writes (of the top picture): "Amongst all the pictures you have of the top end of Junction Roa...
BB Camp in Westray Some of the 1st Kirkwall Company Boys Brigade camping at Gill Farm, Westray in the early 1950's. fr...
Stromness Harbour and the Holms This postcard has recently come into my possession and I would be interested to find out if this is ...
OLJAREN Grounded OLJAREN with the salvage team in attendance. She was refloated by Metal Industries. Pumped full of c...
Refloated. This pic was taken the day she was refloated. She was towed into Longhope Bay where she had temporar...
Stronsay School Miss Gorie and her class. I might be a year or so out with the date. Will leave it to somebody else ...
Mr Drevers class Standing L TO R Emma Peace,Moira Williamson,Mary Stevenson, Erland Stout, Adalene Corrigal,Irene Sto...
rabbit hunt No TV or computer games for this group. Bet they had far more fun catching that rabbit. The two ladi...
Two survivors John Omand, Lobers, Hoxa, South Ronaldsay (on left) and George Sinclair (Sodger), St. Margaret's Ho...
Barony Hotel Being renovated. I am the little boy holding the stick,on my left is Arnold Rendal ex County Goal...
Throw-in masterclass I received a copy of this photo from Harold Esson. Harold thinks the men on the right might be from ...
Crew of the Longhope lifeboat " Thomas McCunn" April 1951. Crew of the Longhope lifeboat " Thomas McCunn " who rescued 40 crew from the Swedish ...

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