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Wm Ogilvie work team near Avoch
Forestry Memories
No: 1253   Contributor: Norman Davidson   Year: 1974
Wm Ogilvie work team near Avoch

Photograph courtesy of Brian Fletcher, Conon Bridge.

A group of Ogilvie’s workers above Avoch on Black Isle standing in front of the independent loader. They are from the left:

John Smeaton.
Buff Sinclair - sawmiller
Arthur Ashcroft
Frank Bremner - Fitter
and his father Mackie Bremner - sawmiller.

Brian Fletcher recalls ‘Ogilvies Haulage were based in Muir of Ord but started by Wm Ogilvie from Crieff who came up to Ardross during the war to cut wood. He lived in a croft at Inchlumpie. They had about 20 lorries at their peak and in their day they were the main contractor running timber to the pulp mill at Fort William. The business was run by his William’s son David who died in his late thirties with cancer’.
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