Tag Archives: wind turbines


Photograph of the windmill that pumped water to Cornaig School during the 1970s

Black & white photograph of the windmill on the shore of Loch Bhasapol that pumped water to header tanks at Cornaig School. Danny Gillespie in the foreground was preparing the windmill for demolition when the photo was taken during the 1970s. Sitting next to Danny is Iain Baker (son of the policeman, Jimmy Baker), with Bobby MacLean (Bobby Mhialuim) in the background.



BBC LAB film “Seaside Stories – Tiree”

DVD of BBC LAB film of Tiree adults talking about life on Tiree and the possible effects of a proposed offshore windfarm on the island. Filmed at the Tiree Fèis 2010. Iain MacKinnon, Hillcrest interviews Yolanda MacDonald, Gordon Scott, Josie Fletcher, Eilidh Campbell, Jackie Jones, Sarah Holliday, Donald Meek, Iona Brown, Archie John MacLean, John Holliday, Iain Brown and others. Ceilidh at An Talla.


Fact sheet about “Tilley” – Tiree`s community wind turbine, 2010

Factsheet about Tiree`s community wind turbine “Tilley” giving the background to the project, its costs, output, comparison with other island wind turbines, electricity and income, future, tiree windfall fund, personnel involved and acknowledgements.

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