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Vic Patterson

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Vic Patterson last won the day on January 6

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    Grande Cache, Alberta, Canada.
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    Model T & A Fords.

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  1. Vic Patterson

    Coal Mining

    Alan, "What is a "rolley way man'? Also 1939". is answering the second question asked by CL, I think the answer Alan gives is for the #1 question scuffler, but I could be wrong!
  2. Vic Patterson

    Coal Mining

    There is also a reference to a "scuffler" killed by a fall, but I cant find it. Scuffler, killed by a fall ...
  3. Vic Patterson

    Coal Mining

    Canny lass, I found this in the" Durham mining museum- mining occupations". I'm sure HPW will have a better explanation ! also describe a "scuffler" A man whose business it is to attend to the rolley-way and keep it in order. It is also his duty to keep away the work, and see that no time is lost in getting the full waggons to the shaft and the empty ones in-bye again. His wages are about 2s. 9d. for 8 hours, or 3s. 4d. if he stands 12 hours (1849).
  4. Vic Patterson

    Happy Birthday

    Happy birthday, have yourself a great day Andy.
  5. Vic Patterson

    Problems with webcam?

    Any updates Andy? Just wondering if we are going to get live coverage again, is the problem financial or technical? or a bit of both. I must say the picture is really clear.
  6. Vic Patterson

    Problems with webcam?

    CL, When I connect I have to be fast! Going from "Info" to web cam or it's gone!
  7. Vic Patterson

    Problems with webcam?

    I see the camera is working again, a nice clear picture but frozen! (at least for me it is) it is updated each time I reconnect, now we see the new street lights and flower displays, thanks those who have worked on the system.
  8. Vic Patterson

    Where Are The Flowers In Bedlington?

    Thank you foxy, what a beautiful display again, so lucky to have all those volunteers putting in lots of time to keep Bedlington looking so nice.
  9. Vic Patterson

    Where Are The Flowers In Bedlington?

    Are the flower pots out around the town as usual? they are a great attraction created by many dedicated townsfolk.
  10. Vic Patterson

    Playground for a school in the area.

    Moved up into second place.
  11. Vic Patterson

    Happy Birthday Foxy

    Happy birthday Foxy, hope it was a good day.
  12. Vic Patterson

    WBTC website Account suspended...

    Appears to be working for me!
  13. Vic Patterson

    Bedlington........Dying On Its A..e

    No Moe I don't have a problem with what you are saying other than it may just be a little bit exaggerated ! but not being there (and still no web cam!) I wouldn't comment. Yes Saturday night yobs are a very big problem and could be discussed at length but I think discussion is about Bedlington dying, I don't live there and I haven't been able to visit for many years, I don't think it's dying but it is changing and it in a perfect world it should be up to the residents how the changes are made. How do the businessmen see what the changes should be?
  14. Vic Patterson

    Bedlington........Dying On Its A..e

    Moe, I didn't recognize you without the accent! I was just wondering, you keep saying your a business man, are you still in business? in Bedlington? would you consider your business successful?
  15. Vic Patterson

    Problems with webcam?

    Any update Andy?