The Orkney Image Library
Norma Campbell Year: 1935 Areas: Birsay, Kirkwall
This picture is a postcard submitted by Norma Campbell, showing an early travel centre at the open space next to where Spence's paper shop is now. Black's shop has now gone.
This was the bus atation then and in the foreground is Bill Swannie with the Holm bus, and in the background is Davie Laughton with the Deerness bus.
The date is an estimate.
See picture #142 for a more contemporary view.
Picture added on 20 May 2004