Photograph of tangles laid out on the shore at Craignis in 1997-98
Colour photograph of tangles (the long stalks of kelp seaweed) laid out on the cobbled shore at Craignis, Hough, ready for gathering up into bales in 1997-98.
Photograph of tangle being weighed at Balevullin in 2000.
Colour photograph of tangles being weighed at Neil MacKinnon`s croft at Balevullin in July 2000, before being loaded onto lorries destined for the mainland.
Photograph of tangles ready for drying at Craignis in 1999
Colour photograph of tangles (kelp seaweed stalks) piled onto a large rock on the shore at Craignis, Hough, in 1999alongside the framework for draping the tangle over to dry out.
Photograph of a tractor adapted for loading tangles in 2000
Colour photograph of a tractor at Neil MacKinnon`s croft at Balevullin in 2000, with its bucket replaced by two wooden palettes for loading dried tangles onto waiting lorries.
Photograph of tangles drying at Craignis in 1997-98
Colour photograph of tangles (long straight stalks of kelp seaweed) laid over a completed drying rack made of oil drums, wooden posts and fishing net, on the shore at Craignis, Hough, in 1997-98.
Photograph of loading dried tangles onto a lorry in 2000
Colour photograph of a specially adapted tractor loading dried tangles (kelp seaweed stalks) onto a waiting lorry at Neil MacKinnon`s croft at Balevullin in 2000.
List of tangle collectors working for Neil MacKinnon, Balevullin, in 1998
Photocopy of a hand-written list of the names and telephone numbers of people collecting tangles for Neil MacKinnon, Balevullin, in 1998: Sandy MacIntosh, Jean MacCallum, Ian Spence, Bill Campbell, JE MacLean, Heart (?), Carol MacKinnon, Terlaich, A. Kennedy, Rena, John Fletcher, Derek Plant, John Neil Brown, George Campbell, Stuart Maxwell, Neil MacLean, N MacKinnon.
Photograph of dried tangles ready for transport at Balevullin in 1999.
Colour photograph of Jean`s (MacCallum?) tangles drying over a rack at Balevullin, ready for transport by tractor in 1999.
Photograph of a lorry loaded with tangles in 1976 (?)
Colour photograph of Alan Worsley`s lorry loaded up with dried tangles at Neil MacKinnon`s croft at Balevullin, possibly in 1976, ready for export to the mainland.
balevullin, kelp, seaweed, transport| | Dates: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s| | Townships: balevullin| | Object Types: photograph| | People: MacKinnon, Mr Neil, Balevullin (1955 - 2011), Worsley, Mr Alan, Cornaigmore|
Invoice to ISP Alginates from Neil MacKinnon, Balevullin, for tangle in 2001.
Photocopy of an invoice from Neil MacKinnon, Balevullin, for supplying 5.175 tonnes of dried tangles to ISP Alginates in Girvan dated 14 May 2001.