Red, rear bicycle light used during WWII (still works).
DVD compilation of sections of old films about Tiree, made in 2016 from videos held in An Iodhlann amongst others. Includes footage of: ferries, the Mary Stewart, Scarinish harbour, Scarinish Hotel, the ringing stone, Nester and Gavin Carter’s bakery and bread making, school bus driven by butcher Donald MacLean, The Reef, livestock health, Balephetrish, Mannal, Balemartine, Baugh, Tiree High School, children singing a traditional Gaelic hunting song, accordion music and several accordionists, Gaelic songs sung by locals at a ceilidh, thatched houses and thatching with Hector Brown, Alexander MacNeill’s opinions on thatched houses (1985), Am Bail Ur in Balephuil, Iain MacKinnon talking in Gaelic and English in his house at Kilmoluaig, Hynish harbour and buildings, harvesting and stooks, Cornaig mill, livestock sales, airport, bands, Balevullin, An Iodhlann, Tiree Music Festival, Travee, aerial view of a seal swimming, bicycles, schoolyard games, sheep shearing, Gott Bay pier, cattle, pipe music, shops, ships, Vaul, timelapse film of the sky as the sun sets and rises, young Eilidh Campbell and her brother talk in Gaelic about life on Tiree. Other people include: Ann Carter, Douglas Carter, Sinclair Carter, Olwen Carter, Monica Smith (nee Davis), Neil MacPhail, Angus MacPhail, Mairi Campbell, Bernard Smith, Iain MacDonald, Iain Brown, Iain MacLean, Myra Brown, Hector Campbell, Alex MacArthur, Gordon Connell.
RAF bicycle form, WWII
Printed scan of both sides of a form issued by the RAF to RAF personnel using bicycles during WWII, dated 22 May 1940(?). Issued to Joan Faulkner who served with Coastal Command on Tiree (even though the form says Northwood).
Biicycle lamp sold in Mona MacDonald`s shop in Scarinish
Exide drydex cycle lamp for the front of a bicycle, in its original green and yellow cardboard box. From sales stock stored in Mona MacDonald`s shop at the Pier Road corner in Scarinish.
Photograph of Alasdair Sinclair, Brock, as a “young inventor” ca. 1940
Black & white photograph of Alasdair Sinclair (1923-2009), Brock, as a boy with a hand-made `sail-bike` on the machair. Alasdair grew up to be an international engineer. He was also one of An Iodhlann`s most enthusiastic co-founders. (original stored in filing cabinet 9 drawer 4)
MacLennan Motors car & bike hire leaflet
Leaflet advertising car and bicycle hire from MacLennan Motors, Peirhead, Scarinish.