Photograph of a tractor adapted for loading tangles in 2000
Colour photograph of a tractor at Neil MacKinnon`s croft at Balevullin in 2000, with its bucket replaced by two wooden palettes for loading dried tangles onto waiting lorries.
Photograph of loading dried tangles onto a lorry in 2000
Colour photograph of a specially adapted tractor loading dried tangles (kelp seaweed stalks) onto a waiting lorry at Neil MacKinnon`s croft at Balevullin in 2000.
Photograph of the old tangle store at Craignis, Hough, in 2000
Colour photograph of the ruins of Seada Haingeis, the old tangle store at Craignis, Hough, last used in 1800.
Photograph of a lorry loaded with tangles in 1976 (?)
Colour photograph of Alan Worsley`s lorry loaded up with dried tangles at Neil MacKinnon`s croft at Balevullin, possibly in 1976, ready for export to the mainland.
| Tags: balevullin, kelp, seaweed, transport| | Dates: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s| | Townships: balevullin| | Object Types: photograph| | People: MacKinnon, Mr Neil, Balevullin (1955 - 2011), Worsley, Mr Alan, Cornaigmore|
Photograph of a re-opened kelp pit at Craignis, Hough, in 2000
Colour photograph of a re-opened kelp-burning pit at Port na Muice , Hough, in 2000.
Photograph of two lorries laden with tangles in 1976(?)
Colour photograph of two large lorries loaded with dried tangles ready for export to the mainland, possibly in 1976.
Photograph of tangles laid out on the shore at Craignis in 1997-98
Colour photograph of tangles (the long stalks of kelp seaweed) laid out on the cobbled shore at Craignis, Hough, ready for gathering up into bales in 1997-98.
Photograph of tangles ready for drying at Craignis in 1999
Colour photograph of tangles (kelp seaweed stalks) piled onto a large rock on the shore at Craignis, Hough, in 1999alongside the framework for draping the tangle over to dry out.
Typed copy of Edward Curtis-Stanford`s journal 1864
Copy of hand-typed transcript of the journal of Edward Charles Cortis-Stanford dated 3rd January 1864, about his seaweed processing factory at Middleton/Sandaig.
Click here to view 2013.104.5 | Tags: glassary, kelco, kelp, middleton, sandaig, seaweed| | Dates: 1860s| | Townships: middleton, sandaig| | Object Types: academia| | People: Curtis - Stanford, Mr Edward, Middleton (1837 - 1899), Stanford, Mr Edward C. Cortis, Tiree (1837 - 1899)|
A history of Edward Curtis Standford on Tiree
Print-out of a talk about the history of chemist Edward Stanford and the kelp industry on Tiree in the late 1800s, presented at the 2013 Feis, plus accompanying lists, documents, papers, letters etc relevant to Stanford and seaweed processing industry in Scotland and Tiree.