Fun and games on the Locos

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Name: Dave Fletcher

Summary: Dave Fletcher was born in Milton and grew up in the area. His Father worked on the barges, then the cranes and finally became a loco driver and he spent a lot of his youth on the locos with his Dad. Dave worked in the Grinery House in Kemsley Mill, he has a lot of memories from the Kemsley Paper Mill and stories of events that took place throughout his childhood. Dave recalls fishing and swimming in the Creek.

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