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Fire dam with Davie Robertson and Hamish Reid
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No: 1656   Contributor: Norman Davidson   Year: 1981
Fire dam with Davie Robertson and Hamish Reid


The photograph is courtesy of the family of George Dey. George took many forestry photographs in his forestry career and many are now shown on this web site. Check under ‘Groups’ and George Dey Collection.

Davie Robertson, Chief Forester and Hamish Reid, Forester (Skye) look over a large fire dam which has been constructed in a road material quarry and fenced off for safety. This dam would have been constructed deep enough to allow helicopters to completely submerge their water buckets for fire bombing.

Does anyone know the location?
Picture added on 02 March 2013
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