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Engineers building the Phoenix projectors
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Engineers building the Phoenix projectors

Kenny writes:
'Engineers building the BTH Projectors. (1955) These projectors were originally installed in The Temperence Hall in 1951 which was deputising for The Albert Kinema which had been destroyed by fire in 1947. The British Thomson Houston Projectors were such robust and reliable machines that they only ever had one major breakdown in their 48 years of operating.'

I believe I am correct in saying that the Temperance Hall is the modern day Kirkwall Arts Theatre.
Picture added on 07 December 2004
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