Photograph of Alick & Donald MacArthur and Hugh MacKinnon thatching ca 1900
Sepia photograph of three men standing on top of a thatched house (probably Sandaig) whilst thatching: Alick MacArthur, Donald MacArthur and Hugh MacKinnon. Found in Flora MacArthur`s house (now demolished) at Sandaig 2010. Original in filing cabinet 9 drawer 3.
Large postcard showing colour photograph of An Turas – The Journey, an architectural art installation at the pier head at Scarinish commissioned by Tiree Art Enterprises (Chariman: Brian Milne, Scarinish) and completed in 2003. On the reverse side are the names of the architects, artists and sponsors, along with an architectural drawing of the structure.
Photo from the Ross of Mull Historical Society 2005 calendar with a photo of quarryworkers` cottages at Camas.
The former quarry workers’ cottages at Camas in the Ross of Mull. Stone from the quarry was used to build the Skerryvore and Ardnamurchan lighthouses. (Calendar page for December 2005 in Filing Cabinet 8 drawer 3)
Hector MacPhail of Ruaig tells the story of the first voyage of Iain MacArthur from Roisgeal in Caoles on his uncle’s sailing ship. He was made to turn out in foul weather to change sail and to sew up the bodies of his fellow crew members after a fever had gone round the boat.
Circular grinding stone (clach-linnean), 390 mm in diameter and 90 mm wide, with a metal axle, found in the shed opposite Port a` Mhuilinn, Hynish and possibly used by the workmen erecting Skerryvore lighthouse.