We use cookies to track visitor statistics and personalise adverts. This info is shared with Google. Only use the site if you agree to this. OK, I agree

Forestry Memories Image Library

Links | Random Pic | Advanced Search Forestry Memories || Home | Latest Additions | Contributors | Visitors
 
Culbin Forest winter lake nr Kincorth 1949
Forestry Memories
 View Large Version 
No: 2739   Contributor: Norman Davidson   Year: 1949
Culbin Forest winter lake nr Kincorth 1949

Photograph courtesy of Moray and Aberdeenshire Forest District with particular help from Lesley Hutcheson who collected a series of general photographs found in the Newton Office and filed them.

Information on back reads:
‘A winter loch near Kincorth will have its surround thatched and and planted in 1950. The Corsican pine beyond on the right was planted in 1928 whilst in the centre in 1938.’

Going by the description the 1950 planting year and the mix of older aged trees this would appear to be around the old compartment number 94.

Some tyre tracks are just visible and appear to be of the heavy military type vehicle and may have been used transport the thatching material which is spread on the rising edges above the flat and up to the tops of the dunes on the far side.
Picture added on 25 November 2014
This picture is in the following groups
Forestry Areas
Forestry in Action
Please add your comments about this picture using the form below.

Comments

Your Name

Your email address - this will be shown on the page and will allow the system to notify you of further comments added to this picture.
 

Forestry Areas

Map of Kilmun ArboretumKilmum Arboretum and Pucks Glen leafletKilmun Arboretum walk leafletKilmun Arboretum – Short GuideInverness Forest District team 1997The Final Forest District Managers’ MeetingAlltcailleach Forest staff retirement circa 1980Alltcailleach Forest circa 1982George and Robin Wright crosscuttingEd Grigor and Family at Drumtochty
My Album Admin Login | Advertise on this Site | Terms & Copyright