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TITLE
Ferry jetty, Kyle of Lochalsh
EXTERNAL ID
HCD00161
PLACENAME
Kyle of Lochalsh
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochalsh
PERIOD
1920s; 1930s
CREATOR
Duncan Macpherson
SOURCE
Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre
ASSET ID
11889
KEYWORDS
vehicles
transport
cars
jetty
ferry
Ferry jetty, Kyle of Lochalsh

Cars are queueing at the jetty in Kyle of Lochalsh for the ferry over to Skye. The large 6 cylinder car in the foreground, with the Cumberland registration RM6543, is an open top Landaulette Body tourer, probably dating from the mid- to late 1920s - an upmarket, expensive car. Similarly, the car facing the camera may have Daimler, Lagonda or Humber bodywork, suggesting that both cars are owned by wealthy people with the time and money to tour the Highlands in relative comfort. The small striped tent at the side of the road may have been a shelter for the workman digging alongside


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Ferry jetty, Kyle of Lochalsh

ROSS: Lochalsh

1920s; 1930s

vehicles; transport; cars; jetty; ferry

Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

Duncan Macpherson (photographs)

Cars are queueing at the jetty in Kyle of Lochalsh for the ferry over to Skye. The large 6 cylinder car in the foreground, with the Cumberland registration RM6543, is an open top Landaulette Body tourer, probably dating from the mid- to late 1920s - an upmarket, expensive car. Similarly, the car facing the camera may have Daimler, Lagonda or Humber bodywork, suggesting that both cars are owned by wealthy people with the time and money to tour the Highlands in relative comfort. The small striped tent at the side of the road may have been a shelter for the workman digging alongside <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href= "mailto: skyeandlochalsh.archives@highlifehighland.com" >Skye and Lochalsh Archives</a><br />