Wednesday, 15 June 2011

Great Western Rails

This image of the now unmanned Flannan Isles Lighthouse shows the embedded pattern of the rails used to haul supplies to the installation from the quay. It was the 'rail system' farthest to the west within the UK. It was also the scene of a disaster involving the disappearence of the three 'keepers that W W Gibson recounted in his poem Flannan Isle

Scottish Islands Explorer  - still to be read in a hundred years time?

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