Black and white photograph of a coal puffer on the beach at Balephetrish in 1945.

Coal puffer on the beach at Balephetrish in September 1945.


Object Details

Other Number: J47

Coal puffer on Balephetrish beach in September 1945

Coal puffers delivered coal all around Tiree by deliberately grounding on beaches at low tide to allow horse-drawn carts to pull up alongside. The coal was then lowered by winch onto the waiting cart.
Normal Location: Photograph Shelves: photographs – J1-99
Current Location: normal location

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