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TITLE
Kyle of Lochalsh pier with PS 'Gael' leaving for Skye
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_1999_116_693
PLACENAME
Kyle of Lochalsh
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochalsh
PERIOD
1890s; 1900s
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
11426
KEYWORDS
Kyle of Lochalsh
steamers
Skye
Stromeferry
North British Railway
West Highland Railway
piers
Kyle of Lochalsh pier with PS 'Gael' leaving for Skye

The Kyle of Lochalsh pier with the steamer PS 'Gael' leaving for Skye. The pier and railway station were opened in 1897 forming the terminus of an extension of the Dingwall and Skye Railway from Strome Ferry. This extension was built to counter the North British Railways' plans to extend the West Highland Railway to the west coast


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Kyle of Lochalsh pier with PS 'Gael' leaving for Skye

ROSS: Lochalsh

1890s; 1900s

Kyle of Lochalsh; steamers; Skye; Stromeferry; North British Railway; West Highland Railway; piers

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Joseph Cook Collection

The Kyle of Lochalsh pier with the steamer PS 'Gael' leaving for Skye. The pier and railway station were opened in 1897 forming the terminus of an extension of the Dingwall and Skye Railway from Strome Ferry. This extension was built to counter the North British Railways' plans to extend the West Highland Railway to the west coast <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email the<br /> <a href="mailto: photographic.archive@highlifehighland.com">Highland Photographic Archive</a> quoting the External ID.<br />