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County Show in the 50s
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County Show in the 50s

Marion writes:
'[A photo] taken roughly in the late 1950s at the County Show. My
father, Ernie Wishart, worked for J & W Tait and he is seen showing the
latest new machinery to local farmers. Anyone know who the others are in the photos?'
Picture added on 05 August 2005
Comments:
This tractor is a David Brown 2D which is now owned by Stevie Ross, Kirkwall.
Added by Jean Tulloch on 11 December 2007
The man on the far left is my great grandfather Marcus Wood of Garson farm in Sandwick
Added by D Reid on 29 December 2010
Might be a year or two sooner than 58 as the tractor in the background is a International B250. Whur folk bought ane in 1956 and she was among the first o them oot. Then by aboot 58 the B275 came on the go, so that is what makes me think it might be slightly earlier. I do mind going tae a show around 58-59 and it was a hell o a day o rain as it seems tae be in this photo so I am kindo "controdictan meesell" or jist keepan me options open!!.
Added by John Budge on 03 January 2011
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