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Kenny Tuach retirement at Torrachilty Forest
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No: 1717   Contributor: Norman Davidson   Year: 1984
Kenny Tuach retirement at Torrachilty Forest

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.

Forestry staff from Torrachilty Forest and elsewhere celebrate the retirement of Kenny Tuoch.

The people have been named with help from Bill Rayner as follows;

1. Alistair Dalgetty (Keeper - Torrachilty Forest, in the Urray and Strathconon blocks)
2. Jimmy Stewart (Skidder Driver, relief Brunette forwarder driver - Torrachilty Forest)
3. Sandy Snell (Chainsaw Operator - Torrachilty Forest, lives in Strathconon, March 2013)
4. Sandy MacArthur (Keeper - Torrachilty Forest, who took over from Isador Symkowski in the Glen Sgiathach and Torrachilty blocks, now a member of the squad, March 2013)
5. Val Macdonald (Clerkess - Torrachilty Forest Office)
6. Harry Grainge (Keeper - Torrachilty Forest, ex Strathconon, then Garve, Longart and Garbet blocks)
7. Tim Taylor (Chief Forester - Torrachilty Forest)
8. Davie Robertson (Chief Forester – Skye Forest)
9. Jim Colling (Head Forester - Torrachilty Forest)
10. Bill Rayner (Forester - Torrachilty Forest, lived in Strathconon)
11. Len Newman (Forestry Plough Tractor Driver)
12. Billy Tulloch (Forest Craftsman _Torrachilty Forest)
13. Murdo MacKenzie (Chainsaw operator - Torrachilty Forest)
14. Duncan ("Dunc") Urquhart (Forest Craftsman - Torrachilty Forest, resident of Strathconon)
15. Norman Nicolson (Forest Craftsman - Torrachilty Forest)
16. Bill Grieg (Chainsaw Operater - Torrachilty Forest)
17. Sandy Skene (Ganger - Torrachilty Forest)
18. Kenny Tuach (Forest Craftsman - Torrachilty Forest, resident of Strathconon)
19. Roddy Burgess (Chainsaw Operater - Torrachilty Forest)
20. Peter Mackenzie (Ganger - Torrachilty Forest, resident of Strathconon)
21. ?
22. "Donsie" Maclean (Forwarder Driver (Bruunett) - Torrachilty Forest)
23. Donald MacRae (Chainsaw Operater - Torrachilty Forest)
24. Bob Cathie (Conservator North Scotland)
Picture added on 14 March 2013
add commentComments:
If I remember correctly #21 is Donald Grieg (Forest Craftsman - Torrachilty Forest) the son of Bill Grieg.

Added by Bill Rayner on 25 October 2013.
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