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TITLE
Pipe track and factories, Kinlochleven
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_5709
PLACENAME
Kinlochleven
DISTRICT
North Lorn
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Lismore and Appin
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
37338
KEYWORDS
Kinlochleven
Kinlochleven Aluminium Works
British Aluminium Company
pipe
track
Blackwater Reservoir
dam
smelter
Pipe track and factories, Kinlochleven

This postcard contains a photograph of the pipes connecting the Kinlochleven Aluminium Works, down in the valley, to the Blackwater Reservoir on higher ground. The factory was completed by the British Aluminium Company in 1909 and generated the necessary electricity from the water originating in the Blackwater Reservoir.

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Pipe track and factories, Kinlochleven

ARGYLL: Lismore and Appin

Kinlochleven; Kinlochleven Aluminium Works; British Aluminium Company; pipe; track; Blackwater Reservoir; dam; smelter

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This postcard contains a photograph of the pipes connecting the Kinlochleven Aluminium Works, down in the valley, to the Blackwater Reservoir on higher ground. The factory was completed by the British Aluminium Company in 1909 and generated the necessary electricity from the water originating in the Blackwater Reservoir.