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Rossland Garage, Kirkwall
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Rossland Garage, Kirkwall

Paul writes (of the top picture):
"Amongst all the pictures you have of the top end of Junction Road at the Phoenix, you don't have one looking in this direction. It shows Rossland Garage as built in 1951. On the left is Findlay's builder's yard and on the right the wall of William Shearer ironmonger's back garden. The car registered BS 3690 is a 1950 Phase IV Hillman Minx."

When I saw that the building was scratch-coated on the side wall [writes Steven the Administrator] I thought to myself that it was still like that so went down last night to have a look (bottom picture). Remarkably unchanged!

Picture added on 06 July 2006
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Kirkwall

Walls of Kirkwall Castle?Kirkwall basin before the Kirkwall Hotel was builtD Block former Papdale Halls of ResidenceEast side of Kirkwall from CathedralWest Kirkwall from CathedralPower Station and Peedie SeaComing into Kirkwall Harbour 1960St Magnus 1960 Kirkwall Pierhead 1960 with Cathedral SpireKirkwall Harbour 1960