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Ceann Hurnavay, Handley Page Halifax View of fuselage in use as henhouse

SC 488538

Description Ceann Hurnavay, Handley Page Halifax View of fuselage in use as henhouse

Date 1976

Collection John R Hume

Catalogue Number SC 488538

Category On-line Digital Images

Scope and Content Section of bomber fuselage, Grimshader, Lewis, Ross and Cromarty In rural Scotland farmers used all sorts of second hand objects and materials to make sheds and shelters. This is a rare, if not unique, example of the use of a section of aeroplane fuselage as a shed. This view shows the fuselage section, fitted with a wooden end wall. and door. The source appears to have been an early monoplane heavy bomber. The outer and northern isles were vital to the defence of Britain during World War II. The aeroplane from which this piece came was presumably in service locally, at what is now Stornoway Airport. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

External Reference H76/21/15

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/488538

File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

Collection Hierarchy - Item Level

Collection Level (551 147) John R Hume

> Item Level (SC 488538) Ceann Hurnavay, Handley Page Halifax View of fuselage in use as henhouse

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