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TITLE
PS 'Glencoe' arriving at Kyle of Lochalsh
EXTERNAL ID
HCD01175
PLACENAME
Kyle of Lochalsh
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochalsh
PERIOD
1920s
CREATOR
Duncan Macpherson
SOURCE
Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre
ASSET ID
12756
KEYWORDS
Glencoe
paddle steamer
ferry route
mail
Stromeferry
PS 'Glencoe' arriving at Kyle of Lochalsh

The paddle steamer, 'Glencoe' (originally called the 'Mary Jane') was built in 1857. In the 1870s it was associated with the Oban - Gairloch route and also used in the summer months on the Portree - Strome Ferry route before the railway was extended from Strome Ferry to Kyle. In the early part of the 20th century and after World War I, the 'Glencoe' was on the Kyle - Mallaig mail route with twice-weekly visits to Loch Coruisk. The Glencoe was withdrawn from service in 1931.


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PS 'Glencoe' arriving at Kyle of Lochalsh

ROSS: Lochalsh

1920s

Glencoe; paddle steamer; ferry route; mail; Stromeferry

Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

Duncan Macpherson (photographs)

The paddle steamer, 'Glencoe' (originally called the 'Mary Jane') was built in 1857. In the 1870s it was associated with the Oban - Gairloch route and also used in the summer months on the Portree - Strome Ferry route before the railway was extended from Strome Ferry to Kyle. In the early part of the 20th century and after World War I, the 'Glencoe' was on the Kyle - Mallaig mail route with twice-weekly visits to Loch Coruisk. The Glencoe was withdrawn from service in 1931. <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 />