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TITLE
Peat cutting
EXTERNAL ID
CMCP_PEAT_8
PLACENAME
Lewis
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS
DATE OF IMAGE
May 1996
PERIOD
1990s
CREATOR
Colin McPherson
SOURCE
Colin McPherson
ASSET ID
4942
KEYWORDS
peat
island life
fuel
implements
tools
cas-chrom
spades
shovels
Peat cutting

Cutting through the fresh peat. The traditional spade used for cutting peat is known as the 'tairsgeir'.

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Peat cutting

ROSS

1990s

peat; island life; fuel; implements; tools; cas-chrom; spades; shovels

Colin McPherson

Cutting through the fresh peat. The traditional spade used for cutting peat is known as the 'tairsgeir'.