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TITLE
Loch Leven and Loch Linnhe, from North, Ballachulish
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_3488
PLACENAME
Ballachulish
DISTRICT
North Lorn
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Lismore and Appin
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
35334
KEYWORDS
postcard
photograph
Ballachulish
Glenachulish
Glencoe
Loch Leven
Loch Linnhe
mountains
slate
Loch Leven and Loch Linnhe, from North, Ballachulish

This postcard contains a view looking west from North Ballachulish to Loch Leven and Loch Linnhe. Located on the northern shore of Loch Leven, the name Ballachulish originates from the Gaelic meaning, 'village on the narrows.' The rocky, mountainous scenery in evidence is typical of the region.

The settlement initially grew around the nearby slate quarries in the eighteenth century, mined to supply tiles for roofing Victorian Glasgow. In 1903, a branch of the Callander and Oban Railway opened at Ballachulish, making the region more accessible.

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Loch Leven and Loch Linnhe, from North, Ballachulish

ARGYLL: Lismore and Appin

postcard; photograph; Ballachulish; Glenachulish; Glencoe; Loch Leven; Loch Linnhe; mountains; slate

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

This postcard contains a view looking west from North Ballachulish to Loch Leven and Loch Linnhe. Located on the northern shore of Loch Leven, the name Ballachulish originates from the Gaelic meaning, 'village on the narrows.' The rocky, mountainous scenery in evidence is typical of the region. <br /> <br /> The settlement initially grew around the nearby slate quarries in the eighteenth century, mined to supply tiles for roofing Victorian Glasgow. In 1903, a branch of the Callander and Oban Railway opened at Ballachulish, making the region more accessible.