Unloading the Trawler
Thank you to
Pat and John Reid, Granton, Edinburgh, for allowing me to reproduce the photograph above, and
to Andrew Hall who runs the
Trawlers web site for providing a copy of the
"Here is John Reid, sitting on a Walter K
Paton lorry in the WKP yard opposite the West Pier, Granton. Thomas
L Devlin took over the yard from Walter K Paton.
John Reid worked for Walter K
Paton and then for Thomas L Devlin. He worked as a box washer in the
1950s and 1960s. This photograph was taken
around the 1960s."
Andrew Hall, Newcastle, England: May 18, 2008