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The Supply of Timber during the First World War
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The Supply of Timber during the First World War

Photocopy of an extract from a book providing an account of timber operations in the Dornoch area during the First World War. The timber was extracted from the Duke of Sutherland's plantations: Harriet, Duchess-Countess, Lochs, Dukes Wood and Poles. There was over ten miles of forest railway track which took the timber to s were temporary and were lifted and re-used once the timber had been extracted. (see also 2003.163 and 2009.042.02 & 03 concerning the Tank Engine, a 3ft guage Kerr Stuart 'Haig' locomotive No. 3085, which was delivered to Dornoch Station in Nov 1917 for forestry operations)
Picture added on 07 June 2009
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