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TITLE
Mullardoch Dam under construction
EXTERNAL ID
PAN_10_79
PLACENAME
Mullardoch Dam
DISTRICT
Aird
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Kilmorack
PERIOD
1950s
CREATOR
J Nairn
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
20343
KEYWORDS
Hydro Electric
electricity
dams
construction
glens
lochs
water
North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board
Mullardoch Dam under construction

Mullardoch Dam was completed in 1952 as part of the Affric-Beauly Hydro Scheme. Mullardoch is a particularly large dam, measuring 727m (2385ft) long and 48m (457.5ft) high. It was built in two wings which met on an island in the middle at an angle of 140°. The road to the site had to be entirely rebuilt before construction could begin. The dam diverts water, through a tunnel, into Loch Benevean and on to Fasnakyle Power Station.

The Loch Mullardoch area is also famous for walking, being surrounded by at least ten Munros (Scottish mountains over 3000ft or 914m)


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Mullardoch Dam under construction

INVERNESS: Kilmorack

1950s

Hydro Electric; electricity; dams; construction; glens; lochs; water; North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Jimmy Nairn & Son

Mullardoch Dam was completed in 1952 as part of the Affric-Beauly Hydro Scheme. Mullardoch is a particularly large dam, measuring 727m (2385ft) long and 48m (457.5ft) high. It was built in two wings which met on an island in the middle at an angle of 140°. The road to the site had to be entirely rebuilt before construction could begin. The dam diverts water, through a tunnel, into Loch Benevean and on to Fasnakyle Power Station.<br /> <br /> The Loch Mullardoch area is also famous for walking, being surrounded by at least ten Munros (Scottish mountains over 3000ft or 914m) <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 />