Ùrachadh mu Dheireadh 12/11/2018
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TIOTAL
Sèideadair sneachda faisg air Fèill Sheòrais
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_STATIONS_001_646
ÀITE
Fèill Sheòrais
SGÌRE
Gallaibh an Iar
SIORRACHD/PARRAIST
GALLAIBH: Hacraig
CRUTHADAIR
Colour Print
NEACH-FIOSRACHAIDH
Comunn Rèile na Gàidhealtachd
AITHNEACHADH MAOINE
27360
KEYWORDS
Rèile na Gàidhealtachd
HR
rathaidean-iarainn
Snow blower near Georgemas

Sèideadair sneachda air taobh a-muigh Fèill Sheòrais. Tha Vallance na leabhar 'Highland Railway' a' toirt iomradh orra mar a leanas:

"North of Inverness, on the borders of Sutherland and Caithness, a special type of fencing, known as a 'blower', the invention of a Lancashire man named Howie, was tried with some success. Close­boarded fences, very similar to long wooden tables, were erected on both sides of the track, much closer to the rails than the ordinary snow fences. The inner edges of the blowers almost touched the ground, but the outer edges were raised some eight to ten feet. These artificial troughs deflected the wind currents away from the railway, causing the snow to be swept up and deposited on the far side, out of harm's way"

Airson stiùireadh mu bhith a’ cleachdadh ìomhaighean agus susbaint eile, faicibh duilleag ‘Na Cumhaichean air Fad.’
’S e companaidh cuibhrichte fo bharantas clàraichte ann an Alba Àir. SC407011 agus carthannas clàraichte Albannach Àir. SC042593 a th’ ann an High Life na Gàidhealtachd.
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Sèideadair sneachda faisg air Fèill Sheòrais

GALLAIBH: Hacraig

Rèile na Gàidhealtachd; HR; rathaidean-iarainn

Comunn Rèile na Gàidhealtachd

Highland Railway Society - Stations

Sèideadair sneachda air taobh a-muigh Fèill Sheòrais. Tha Vallance na leabhar 'Highland Railway' a' toirt iomradh orra mar a leanas:<br /> <br /> "North of Inverness, on the borders of Sutherland and Caithness, a special type of fencing, known as a 'blower', the invention of a Lancashire man named Howie, was tried with some success. Close­boarded fences, very similar to long wooden tables, were erected on both sides of the track, much closer to the rails than the ordinary snow fences. The inner edges of the blowers almost touched the ground, but the outer edges were raised some eight to ten feet. These artificial troughs deflected the wind currents away from the railway, causing the snow to be swept up and deposited on the far side, out of harm's way"