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Winkle pickers at a barrier
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Winkle pickers at a barrier

An Andy Wylie picture showing his family picking winkles (whelks) at a barrier. Note sensible footwear and clothing.

Date is an estimate. Is it no. 4 barrier with Burray in the background?
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Picture added on 25 October 2004
Compare this with Picture No.300, it's more or less the reciprocal view. The splinter-proof bridge of the blockship on the left must be that little concrete blockhouse currently disappearing way back in the dunes - an indication of how deep the sand is there!
Added by Andrew Heron on 26 October 2004
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