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Suisnish Pier General View

SC 494993

Description Suisnish Pier General View

Date 21/5/1976

Collection John R Hume

Catalogue Number SC 494993

Category On-line Digital Images

Scope and Content Ironstone pier, Suisnish, Raasay Ironstone mining on Raasay was developed by William Baird and Co Ltd from 1913. The stone was roasted in kilns, and shipped from a large concrete-piled steamer pier. The mines were worked intensively during the First World War, but closed soon after. This view shows the pier from the landward end, showing its concrete-piled construction, with the Isle of Skye in the background. The vessel moored to the pier is the vehicular ferry to Skye, which uses a slip to the left of the pier. This pier also served the steamers linking Raasay to the mainland and Skye. The link to Skye is now maintained by a vehicular ferry. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

External Reference H76/119/4

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/494993

File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

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Attribution: © HES. Reproduced courtesy of J R Hume

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