Colour photograph of a green double-decker bus at the pier-head car park in around 1975. On the side of the bus are the words ‘London Country’, plus a long Caledonian MacBrayne banner printed with the names of many west-coast islands including Tiree, and there are several items of laundry hanging in the windows suggesting that this is a long-distance tour bus. The old ticket office is visible on the left, and note the lack of buildings in the background on the right.
Collection of 14 colour photo-prints of various scenes from Tiree from 1960 to 2010, including an passenger aircraft at Tiree airport, a double-decker bus at the pier, out-buildings at Coales, an old well, Kilkenneth chapel and Kirkapol farmland. Five of the images are accessioned separately (see 2016.56.2 – 6).
DVD copy of two television programmes about windsurfing on Tiree in the 1980s.
(1) Tiree Wave Classic windsurfing competition at the Maze, Balevullin, Travee and Gott Bay, 1987. Includes hay stooks in the field, Struthan Store, the Post Bus, the Coop Foodstore, the Reading Room/An Iodhlann and the old community hall at Crossapol. With appearances by Ailig MacArthur, Heylipol; Rev G Donaldson; PC Neil Morrison; Roddy MacKay, Balemartine; John Neil Brown, Cornaigbeg; Hugh MacLean; Iain MacArthur, Sandaig; ‘Bear’ MacKinnon; Lachie Cameron; Gordon Donald, Met Office; Fiona Munn, Kenovay.
(2) ‘Riding the Waves…Catching the Wind’, Wave Sailing Campionship, 1989. Includes the Maze, Travee, the Coop Foodstore, Loch Bhasapol, prize-giving in the old community hall. Appearances by ? Langley; Cathie Omand, Coop Manager; Brian Milne, Scarinish; PC Martin Penny; Willie Angus Maclean (?), Cornaigmore; Mark Beese, Kilmoluaig; Iain MacDonald, Kilmoluaig and Bruce Kemp, Balinoe.
CD collection of 39 colour photographs from a journey of the Ring & Ride bus through Scarinish, Crossapol and Hynish, stopping at the Coop to take folk shopping, and at the airport to pick up passengers. Taken by Brian Milne, Scarinish, around 2000.
Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 417, 24/5/08
Local news: call for information on skate; interview with Fiona Maxwell, Kenovay; photography competition; nature in schools; biodiversity; improvements to Oban-Glasgow bus service; Goose Management Scheme; Tiree Trust news; Tiree Regatta Club; champion Ruaig bullock.
Book “Postbus Country” by Joan Burnie 1994
Hardback book about the rural communities of Scotland and the history of the Royal Mail-operated Postbus that served them since 1968. Signed on the inside front cover “To Flora & Lachie (MacLean, Druimfraoich), with love and all good wishes for 29th June and 14th July 1995. From Mary and Tom”
Photograph of pupils and driver in the school bus ca. 1990
Black & white photograph of inside the front of the school bus around 1990. Donald `the butcher` MacLean is driving. The boys are (L-R) James MacLeod, Barrapol, Archie MacArthur, Kilkenneth, and Peter MacLeod. (original stored in filing cabinet 9 drawer4)