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TITLE
Fall of the Tummell
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_350_P052
PLACENAME
Linn of Tummel
DISTRICT
Highland
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
PERTH: Moulin
DATE OF IMAGE
1800
PERIOD
1800s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31101
KEYWORDS
falls
waterfalls
Tummel
Linn of Tummel
rivers
dams
Pitlochry
Fall of the Tummell

The River Tummel, near Pitlochry, fell into the River Garry in a spectacular waterfall. When the Hydro-electric dam was built in 1950, the height of both rivers rose and the falls became the Linn of Tummel.
Linn comes from the Gaelic 'linne' for pool.

This illustration was taken from T. Garnett's 'Observations on a tour through the Highlands'

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Fall of the Tummell

PERTH: Moulin

1800s

falls; waterfalls; Tummel; Linn of Tummel; rivers; dams; Pitlochry

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

The River Tummel, near Pitlochry, fell into the River Garry in a spectacular waterfall. When the Hydro-electric dam was built in 1950, the height of both rivers rose and the falls became the Linn of Tummel.<br /> Linn comes from the Gaelic 'linne' for pool.<br /> <br /> This illustration was taken from T. Garnett's 'Observations on a tour through the Highlands'