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Evie Stagecoach
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Evie Stagecoach

James writes:

'Please find attached a photograph c1900 of stage coach owner and driver James Baikie of Arsdale Costa,Evie. He is with his coach which he built himself. The picture was taken in Stromness c 1900. He did a twice weekly run from Evie to Stromness and return. Other runs were also made.'

Date is an estimate.
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Picture added on 01 October 2004
Comments:
Lucky to have such an interesting old family photograph. Who are the passengers and are there other Baikie family photographs on-line? All the more interesting as my mother's family married into a branch of the Baikie-Bruce-Mitchells in 1890.
Added by Wilma in Vancouver, BC on 22 July 2007
While not directly related to my Leask research, have added this photo as it gives an indication of how people travelled.
Added by Hazel Borland nee Leask on 18 February 2010
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