Those stones are still on the bridge and I myself lifted one in each hand on many occasions and one market day, I carried them across the bridge and back, some four to five yards - Donald Dinnie.


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Syd Strachan - At Potarch -13th June 1971 & 3rd June 1973

Height - 6' (1.83m)

Weight - 1971 - 14 st. (196-lbs) (88.9-kgs) & 1973 - 15 st. (210-lbs) (95.3-kgs)

Age - 31 & 33

1971 he used Bill Bangert's Harness and carried the stones accross the bridge and back in 23 seconds & 1973 Strap grip assisted lift and later in 1973 Syd completed an unassisted witnessed by David Webster and Jack Shanks.

Residence - Banchory, Aberdeenshire

 

Thine very truly D Dinnie

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