The Highlands of Yesteryear Programme

Eriskay : A Poem of Remote Lives (1935)                

A study of Eriskay's crofting life, filmed by Dr. Werner Kissling during a sailing holiday.  18 mins.

Highland Doctor (1943)                                   

How medical facilities improved after the 1912 Dewar Committee. In particular, how the 'air ambulance' increased health care in the Western Isles.  20 mins.

The Ninian Central Platform (1978)                  

The construction by Howard Doris Ltd. of oil platforms at Loch Kishorn for the Ninian oilfield.
20 mins.

North of the Great Glen (1956)                                    

Crofting in the north of Scotland; the scenery of the Isle of Skye; forestry work and hydro-electric power provided from the lochs and rivers in the Highlands.  11 mins.

The Cromarty Bridge (1979)                                    

How a bridge was built over the Cromarty Firth and how an environment was preserved for migratory seabirds.  19 mins.