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Picking up the mail from the ferry - c1933
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Picking up the mail from the ferry - c1933

Hugh Watson (Mounteagle) and Evan Ferguson collecting the mail off the Invergordon ferry. They would wheel it up to the Post Office on the 'hurlie'.
Picture added on 03 December 2004 at 15:13
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Cromarty & Poyntzfield Post Offices
This a superb photograph! Shows that in those days men took a pride in the job! Clean, well dressed, footwear polished. Even the hurlie's in good nick! Hughie got this hurlie latterly (after a new replacement with rubber tyres) to carry the outboard for his small boat to the harbour, then off to set his scanty! 20 hooks 20 flooks!

RMS Ailsa unloading in the background.
Added by Clem Watson on 26 February 2005
Im proud to have this photo - Hugh Watson was my Grandfather and I spent loads of holidays at Nount Eagle on Bank Street where he lived.
I remember McBeths sweet shop, Mr McBeth and his family
Added by Steve Scott on 15 June 2016
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