Drilling for water, Brucefield

Drilling for water, Brucefield

Year: 1911 | Included in Albums: Farming / People / Places

Photo Description

This picture shows a large wooden derrick erected to tap underground water at Brucefield farm, near Portmahomack, around 1911/12. George Gill may be one of the gentlemen on either side of the bore hole.

Cat No. 2549.5
Year 1911
Albums Farming / People / Places
Date added March 24th, 2004
Added by Tain & District Museum
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    Stuart Beattie

    My father John Smith Beattie was born on Brucefield farm at 12.00 noon on 31st may 1916. I now have his birth certificate to prove it.

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