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    Default Old Wick Photos

    As the Thurso post is proving so popular has anybody got any old pictures of Wick? It would be fascinating to see them

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    Good idea - but I cant work the system putting them on..... ! Ochanee.

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    Can someone help Trinkie please.

    Would love to see your old photo's Trinkie
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    Default Posting Photos

    Here is one method from 2little2late

    Quote Originally Posted by 2little2late View Post
    For those who are a bit unsure how to post photos.
    Register with photobucket.com
    You can then upload photos of your choice.
    In your photo album under each photo there are three links:-
    Url
    Tag
    Img

    Copy the Img link. Go back to message board and paste the link in your reply, this automatically downloads photo without have to follow the link.

    Also, for large photos, I have found that before uploading them into photobucket, resize them first. Open photo you wish to upload. Right click, then open with microsoft photo editor. In photo editor go to image, then resize. Whan the resize box appears I always resize the pixels rather than measurements. I find that resizing a photo to 1000 pixels is just the right size for the photo to be uploaded onto photobucket. Then when it appears on the message board the photo isn't too big.

    Hope I haven't made this seem confusing.
    Good luck.

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    OH please trinkie, I would so like to see some pics of wick and wickers from the olden days. I love the Thurso ones.
    She was not quite what you would call refined, she was not quite what you would call unrefined. She was the kind of person that keeps a parrot. Mark Twain

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    Quote Originally Posted by stevep View Post
    As the Thurso post is proving so popular has anybody got any old pictures of Wick? It would be fascinating to see them
    A few I found some time ago (which should ideally be re-scanned) are at:

    http://chemistry.st-andrews.ac.uk/staff/jrb/wick/

    JimBews

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    I just wanted to highlight this one from the link jimbews posted above because its truly a fantastic photo, well to me it is anyway


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    Quote Originally Posted by jimbews View Post
    A few I found some time ago
    JimBews

    I was delighted to see in the first section a photo of BB Captain Jack Budge. Jack is still going strong in Bayview Nursing Home Thurso - he's well into his nineties now.

    LB

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    Some great photos in from Mr Bews... many thanks.
    I remember your father well - and a lovely man he was too.
    Mr Caldwell of Wick Junior Choir fame is among them and many other faces I remember.

    How many of the young Boys Brigade are still around and looking into caithness.org I wonder?

    Great pictures.
    Trinkie

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    Quote Originally Posted by trinkie View Post
    Some great photos in from Mr Bews... many thanks.
    I remember your father well - and a lovely man he was too.

    Trinkie
    It's my father that's MR Bews
    I'm still just ee meenester's son!

    He and Mum are still on the go and met up with a number of Wickers a couple of weeks ago at the sad occasion of Margaret Youngson's (Budge) funeral.

    Nothing more recent, but here he is a couple of years ago:

    http://chemistry.st-andrews.ac.uk/st.../family/dad90/

    JimBews

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    Jim, thanks for sharing those lovely photos of your family. I remember your Dad -- he always had a huge smile.

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    Boat is the Ajax WK106 I think the guys in the pic are Andrew Taylor Jockie Sinclair (Ratter) and Sandy Plowman .....I think
    Alister Budge would have been skipper then
    Last edited by peter macdonald; 07-Jul-07 at 09:33.

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    Anyone know of any photos of the houses that used to be at Wick airport in the early 1960's?

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    My late uncle Andrew Taylor from Ulbster is in the picture of the boat

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    Thought I would give you a hand to boost up the "Week" piccys a bit!




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    Talking More help on the piccys from Thirsa




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