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TITLE
Forestry Scheme, Luibeneorn
EXTERNAL ID
HCD00187
PLACENAME
Shiel Bridge
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Glenshiel
PERIOD
1920s
CREATOR
Duncan Macpherson
SOURCE
Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre
ASSET ID
11915
KEYWORDS
Forestry Commission
men
Kintail
Forestry Scheme, Luibeneorn

The Forestry Commission was founded in 1919 following the Acland Report of 1917 which stated that the UK's timber stock had been decimated by the huge demand created during World War I, and indeed previously by the industrial revolution. The photograph records the first forestry planting of spruce in Kintail, at Luibeneorn, and the group includes a local Kyle councillor, W. Mackay, on the right


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Forestry Scheme, Luibeneorn

ROSS: Glenshiel

1920s

Forestry Commission; men; Kintail

Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

Duncan Macpherson (photographs)

The Forestry Commission was founded in 1919 following the Acland Report of 1917 which stated that the UK's timber stock had been decimated by the huge demand created during World War I, and indeed previously by the industrial revolution. The photograph records the first forestry planting of spruce in Kintail, at Luibeneorn, and the group includes a local Kyle councillor, W. Mackay, on the right <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 />