D’Ye Mind Lang Syne, June 17, 2011

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THIS week’s picture dates from 1970 and shows workers of Francis Webster and Sons Ltd., manufacturers, Millgate, taking delivery of the first of a number of new Picanol looms from Belgium.

Pictured on the bed of the lorry are, from left - Bob Murray, John Smith, Alex Napier, Angus Smith and Derrick Blues.

The person at right looking round the corner is the lorry driver.