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Kilchousland to Davaar Island

Kilchousland to Davaar Island

A nice walk round past the red rocks resulted in a nice black and white image from Kilchousland to Davaar Island. 234 more words


View from Dunaverty

View from Dunaverty

The forecast was giving clear skies on Saturday morning at sunrise so I opted for capturing and image of the View from Dunaverty, Southend, Kintyre, Argyll, Scotland, however there was a thick layer of cloud on the horizon to the East blocking any decent light getting through, I was… 742 more words


A trade union banner for Argyll Colliery

On the 21/22 November 2016 I spent two days working with third year art pupils at Campbeltown Grammar School. As part of SKDT’s The Road to Drumleman project. 766 more words

Bobby McNaughton - Apprentice Electrician

Robert “Bobby” McNaughton was born at Craigard, Campbeltown on 28/10/45. Bobby served as an apprentice electrician at the Argyll Colliery from 1961- 1964 until he was sent to Glasgow for further education. 268 more words

Hugh Sinclair, Surface Foreman.

I received the following information, photo and painting from Hugh Sinclair, about his grandfather, whom Hugh is named after. It’s great to see the painting of Hugh’s grandfather by the well known landscape artist, Maude Parker and to know a bit about his connection with mining in Drumlemble and Machrihanish. 176 more words

More photos from Kenny McMillan's family.

Here are some more photos Kenny McMillan’s photographic collection. Kenny worked at Argyll Colliery from 1947 until the mine closed in 1967. There are a couple that need some names putting to faces so we’d really appreciate you help. 274 more words

Western Scotland

This summer I was lucky enough to take a family trip to Western Scotland. We stayed just North of Campbeltown in a heritage property.

I’ve been to Scotland every summer that I can remember – my grandparents are Glaswegian. 917 more words