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1955

Scapa in the fifties Tom Scott sends in a photo "Scapa Beach", taken in the late fifties from the same viewpoint as Pictu...
Sailing at Burray Craig writes: 'Please see attached photographs which were taken by a relation of mine, but I unfort...
Phoenix at time of opening In this picture taken in happier times for the Phoenix, painter Neil Isbister puts the final touches...
Interior of Phoenix at time of opening It was always exciting to get to the top of the steps and see the place full of people before a film...
Engineers building the Phoenix projectors Kenny writes: 'Engineers building the BTH Projectors. (1955) These projectors were originally insta...
Phoenix ticket office near time of opening Kenny writes: 'This is Dougie Shearers sister Rene at the cash desk 1955.'
Frontage of Phoenix, looking up the Back Road Kenny writes: 'Photo of The Phoenix taken from the junction with Union Street. (1960's)' Controv...
1955 Christmas Day Men's Ba Peter writes: 'This one from the old family collection.....taken on Christmas Day 1955.....contains...
Fay Scarth, about 1955, in Orkney Heather writes: 'Loved the website so thought Id donate some of my own. My mother is Fay Scarth, ...
Kirkwall from an old postcard Date and photographer unknown. The white lettering is reminscent of Tom Kent, but the new Kirkwall P...
Shapinsay at Kirkwall Pier Marion writes: '[This picture] shows the boat the Shapinsay and a lorry full of tangles. That's my...
Operators of Finstown Mill Date estimated. Marion writes: 'Answer to question re picture #761 - the mill at Finstown and who ra...

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