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Crosskirk Bay, Boat Winch View looking NW

SC 438237

Description Crosskirk Bay, Boat Winch View looking NW

Date 16/5/1974

Collection Papers of Professor John R Hume, economic and industrial historian, Glasgow, Scotland

Catalogue Number SC 438237

Category On-line Digital Images

Scope and Content Fishing station, Crosskirk, Caithness This was a small beach station for salmon fishing, with a minimum of fixed facilities. This view shows the haven made by clearing boulders to either side of a beach, with the cast iron winch used to pull boats on to the shore. The bows of two boats can be seen to the left of the winch. Small beach fishing stations like this were once common, but were disappearing by the time this photograph was take in 1974. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

External Reference H74/154/2


File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

Collection Hierarchy - Item Level

People and Organisations


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Attribution: © HES. Reproduced courtesy of J R Hume

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