Tag Archives: horse-drawn


Photograph of Mary Flora MacDonald with her new Clydesdale horse in 2012.

Colour photograph of Mary Flora MacDonald, Balemartine, with her grand-daughter Kara, in their trap being pulled by `Major` the Clydesdale horse on the Balephuil road in July 2012. Taken by Margie Brown, Salum. (oringinal stored in filing cabinet 9 drawer 3)



Photograph of Iain MacKinnon, Kilmoluaig, holding a framed photograph of himself ploughing with horses

Colour photograph of Iain MacKinnon (Iain Chaluim Iain Bhan) holding a framed colour photograph outside his house `Cnoc Bhiosta`/Kilmoluaig House in the 1990s. The photograph is of himself as a younger man (ca. 1970) with his two-horse plough in a field nearby. It would take him three days to plough the field.



Photograph of Iain MacKinnon, Kilmoluaig, with a horse-drawn plough ca. 1970

Colour photograph taken in 2011 of a close up of a framed photograph belonging to Iain MacKinnon (Iain Chaluim Iain Bhan) of Cnoc Bhiosta/Kilmoluaig House. The photograph shows Iain plouging with his two-horse plough at Kilmoluaig around 1970. It would take three days to complete.



Display texts and photographs from a lecture given by Robert Beck at the Royal (Dick) Veterinary School

Collection of texts and photographs that accompanied a lecture about horses given by Robert Beck, Ruaig, when he was a lecturer at the Royal (Dick) Veterinary School, Edinburgh, in the 1970s. Includes pages of hand written notes, photographs of horse-drawn carriages and carts, labelled diagrams of horse harness, four Farm Equipment Sheets from the Scottish Country Life Museums Trust showing diagrams of horse-drawn farm equipment entitled `Hay Bogies`, `Farm Carts`, `Hay and Harvest Carts` and `The Hay Harvest`.


Book “We`ll See the Cuckoo”

Book “We`ll See the Cuckoo” by Jean Brown who brought groups of Girl Guides on holiday to Tiree in the 1950s-70s. About life on her farm in Yorkshire since around the 1930s. Signed by the author.