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Forum: Heritage and History 08-11-2010, 16:16
Replies: 10
Views: 903
Posted By Owd Bert
Re: Local photos -and others

I don`t think there is any doubt about Raistrick`s being called Antley Foundry. I am almost sure that Atarah has old photos taken in Raistricks. I will contact her about them as her brilliant...
Forum: Heritage and History 07-11-2010, 13:09
Replies: 10
Views: 903
Posted By Owd Bert
Local photos -and others

Firstl I would like to thank Busman for mentioning, and listing, my Old Photos which with assistance I have recently re-published. This was done at the request of a couple of old friends now abroad. ...
Forum: Buy, Sell n Swap & Wanted 28-07-2010, 13:29
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By Owd Bert
re: Wanted: Book - THEM AND US by James Bullock

Thanks to all for your assistance. I located the book on Book Tree, which I think is associated with Amazon. Originally, when I searched Amazon, it didn't recognise the title.
Forum: Buy, Sell n Swap & Wanted 25-07-2010, 15:21
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By Owd Bert
Forum: Buy, Sell n Swap & Wanted 21-07-2010, 16:03
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By Owd Bert
Wanted: Book - THEM AND US by James Bullock

I am looking for the following book about the Coal Mining Industry.

Title; THEM AND US by James Bullock
Forum: Questions and Answers 18-07-2010, 16:23
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Owd Bert
Re: HAVE YOU A SONY MP3 payer

Am sending you a private message.
Forum: Questions and Answers 17-07-2010, 16:02
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Owd Bert
HAVE YOU A SONY MP3 payer

I am referring to Sony NWZ-A728 but perhaps my question can be answered if you have a different model.

When connected to a PC to add files there are a few Folders. I am asking if there are...
Forum: General Chat 13-07-2010, 16:04
Replies: 27
Views: 832
Posted By Owd Bert
Helping the country

Because of my eyesight problem I very rarely contribute nowadays but feel I must draw to your attention the fact that one of Accy Web`s oldest members ( 86) is helping this financialy strapped...
Forum: Tech Talk 16-02-2010, 20:08
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By Owd Bert
Ocr scanning

I have recently bought a "Talking Text" programme as I have increasing difficulty in reading. Of course I use Tlking books from both the Library and RNIB for general "reading" but find the new prog...
Forum: General Chat 06-01-2010, 20:34
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By Owd Bert
Priority legislation

What item of legislation should be given priority and rushed onto the Statute Book by the party that takes power in the forthcoming general election ?

My choice -- Ban the use of the honorific...
Forum: Buy, Sell n Swap & Wanted 16-12-2009, 17:18
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By Owd Bert
Forum: Buy, Sell n Swap & Wanted 13-12-2009, 16:00
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By Owd Bert
Canal and railway buffs.

Canal books and 2 DVDs offered for 10.

Britain`s Waterways - a unique insight. 129 pages. Excellent condition. Maps & photos.

Caledonian Canal - 36 page pictorial guide. As new.
...
Forum: Buy, Sell n Swap & Wanted 08-12-2009, 11:41
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By Owd Bert
Re: Tripod

Tripod now sold
Forum: Buy, Sell n Swap & Wanted 06-12-2009, 15:40
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By Owd Bert
Tripod

sturdy tripod in excellent condition.
suitable for video as well as camera.
photo shows closed position.
two leg extensions to 4 foot.
7.
Forum: Buy, Sell n Swap & Wanted 06-12-2009, 15:34
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By Owd Bert
Re: Hornby 00 locomotives

Locos now sold.
Forum: Buy, Sell n Swap & Wanted 06-12-2009, 15:12
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By Owd Bert
Hornby 00 locomotives

Both have been boxed for about 20 years. The Black Five was running OK but no doubt will need a drop or two of oil. The Scotsman had a faulty motor when put away. Externally both are in excellent...
Forum: Buy, Sell n Swap & Wanted 25-11-2009, 17:02
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By Owd Bert
Forum: Buy, Sell n Swap & Wanted 25-11-2009, 15:27
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By Owd Bert
Model vans-car display unit for sale.

The vans ets have never been removed for children to play with and these die-cast models are as new. Unit is approx 13 inch square.

10 Cannot deliver..
Forum: Tech Talk 22-05-2009, 08:42
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By Owd Bert
Re: Slide scanner problem

Hi Mick -- I want to get in touch with you asap.
Forum: Tech Talk 19-05-2009, 20:01
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By Owd Bert
Slide scanner problem

As I needed to re-scan a few old slides of Priestley Clough Lodge I unearthed my Black Widow Scanner which has been in a drawer for at least 4-5 years and never used on my present PC. The...
Forum: Questions and Answers 21-12-2008, 12:50
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By Owd Bert
Re: Video Repair

Thanks Caz.
Forum: Questions and Answers 21-12-2008, 12:48
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By Owd Bert
Re: Accrington Uncovered

Ah yes -- have just tried the Link and it works. However, when I posted yesterday the Link Text wasn`t what I had actually written and I just thought I was doing something wrong. But as the link...
Forum: Questions and Answers 20-12-2008, 21:53
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By Owd Bert
Re: Accrington Uncovered

Still shows incorrectly -- can anyone Email me and put me right ?
Forum: Questions and Answers 20-12-2008, 21:51
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By Owd Bert
Re: Accrington Uncovered

Don`t know what I am doing wrong but I can`t get the picasa link to show correctly. Will try again here.

Picasa Web Albums - owdbert (http://picasaweb.google.com/owdbert)
Forum: Questions and Answers 20-12-2008, 21:41
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By Owd Bert
Re: Accrington Uncovered

Owd Bert`s photo albums can be found at the following link and may I suggest to anyone having a look that they ignore the slide show and view at their own pace by clicking on an Album --- then Ckick...
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