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Junction road under water

Picture added on 27 October 2003
A shame to see the building that was most recently P A Sutherlands was also boarded up in those days too.
Added by Willie Mackay on 28 October 2003
How lovely to see life as it was in 1914. So much has happened since then.
Added by Joan Armstrong on 15 March 2007
I should think it has Joan - and most of it not for the better I imagine.
Added by Kathy Danby on 30 March 2007
I agree Kathy. Life was hard for most people I believe, but, honesty and courtesy were always top priority however poor one was. Something so rare these days. I know from my childhood in the 30's in Lincolnshire/Cambridgeshire.
Added by Joan Armstrong on 31 March 2007
There is a fascination for sea water when we were kids, it always attracted us like magnets. Mounthoolie Lane is where two people are standing, directly across the road is Burnmouth Road. I lived at 4 Ayre Houses near the Peedie Sea when I was a boy, on a strong northerly wind and high tide we were subject to flooding.The only thing that kept the sea water out was a weatherboard about eighteen inches deep,a tight fit onto the doorstep. Added by Phil Brough.
Added by Phil Brough on 23 October 2009
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