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TITLE
Kipper Factory, Kyle of Lochalsh
EXTERNAL ID
HCD01142
PLACENAME
Kyle of Lochalsh
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochalsh
PERIOD
1910s
CREATOR
Duncan Macpherson
SOURCE
Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre
ASSET ID
12740
KEYWORDS
fishing
herring
curing
kippers
barrels
Kyle of Lochalsh
Kipper Factory, Kyle of Lochalsh

This early photograph, produced as a postcard, shows the Kipper Factory in Kyle of Lochalsh belonging to Alf Spring & Company. A 1904 map of Kyle shows fish curing buildings at Fernbank Works, to the east of the railway pier. Fishery Board statistics for October 1900 (the start of the season) recorded good herring catches worth £7,000 in Lochcarron and Skye District, and Kyle, with its railway terminus, was in an enviable position for transporting the catch either in barrels or cured


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Kipper Factory, Kyle of Lochalsh

ROSS: Lochalsh

1910s

fishing; herring; curing; kippers; barrels; Kyle of Lochalsh

Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

Duncan Macpherson (photographs)

This early photograph, produced as a postcard, shows the Kipper Factory in Kyle of Lochalsh belonging to Alf Spring & Company. A 1904 map of Kyle shows fish curing buildings at Fernbank Works, to the east of the railway pier. Fishery Board statistics for October 1900 (the start of the season) recorded good herring catches worth £7,000 in Lochcarron and Skye District, and Kyle, with its railway terminus, was in an enviable position for transporting the catch either in barrels or cured <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 />