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The Story of Coombs Kirk and the Nuclear Reactors
George Gunn

George Gunn reflects on the ironies and complexities of history in Caithness – in particular the uncanny relationship between the distant plague-dead and the much more recent ‘Atomic housing’ in Thurso. Nine miles east of Dounreay, Thurso was the nearest town to the now decommissioned nuclear power station.