Tag Archives: buses

2014.107.2

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.

2012.64.1

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”

2011.111.4

Photograph of a double-decker bus on Gott Bay pier, 1981

Black & white photograph of a double-decker bus travelling down Gott Bay pier to the waiting ferry, 1981. The bus was the first of its kind on the Scottish islands. (original in filing cabinet 9, drawer 3)

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2011.111.5

Photograph of a double-decker bus on Gott Bay pier, 1981.

Black & white photograph of a double-decker bus on Gott Bay pier in 1981, with the ferry in the background. A Caledonian MacBrayne poster on the back of the bus reads “In the 1974-1980 period, this was the first double-decker bus on many of the Scottish islands. In 1981, not only was it the first double-decker bus on the Island of Tiree…IT WAS THE FIRST BUS OF ANY DESCRIPTION ON THE ISLAND OF COLL”. (original in filing cabinet 9, drawer 3)

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