Hunters, shooters and fishers offload gear from an Inverness-Wick train at Altnabreac in the summer of 1971, doubtless heading for the up-market Lochdhu Hotel a mile across the moor. The photographer camped overnight at this isolated station, and in the evening wandered over the then treeless expanse (like something out of Dr Zhivago) to the hotel, to find himself in a cocktail bar full of elaborately attired ladies and gentlemen...

Location: Altnabreac

Company: Sutherland and Caithness Railway

Photographer: David Spaven

Contact photographer: David Spaven

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Date: 1971

Image number: 29053

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