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Mystery harbour scene

Here is another picture from my late Uncle Albert Reid's photo album. I believe this is in the Orkney Islands but am not certain.

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Picture added on 09 October 2013 at 20:08
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Mystery places or things or people
Looks like the Stronsay pier
Added by W.P.Drever on 11 October 2013
What is that machine on the right of the photo?
Added by Tommy G on 02 October 2014
The two machines are for making rope
Anonymous comment added on 03 October 2014
It's obviously a machine that has to be kept on a leash - other than that I can't help.
Added by Ian Hourston on 03 October 2014
Looks like a rope making machine.
Added by W Watters on 03 October 2014
They are making ropes.
Added by Neil Johnstone on 04 October 2014
That machine on the right is one end of a rope making machine, the other end is standing along side the pile of fish boxes.
Added by Geordie H on 07 October 2014
looks like a machine for making rope
Added by W.P.Drever on 13 October 2014
Didn't rope machines have three sprockets...one for each strand ?
Added by Tommy G on 13 October 2014
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