Strathpeffer Events

Strathpeffer Community Collage

Scottish Postbus Services envelope. Note the four and a half pence stamp. Below the stamp reads - Scotland's 50th Postbus, Dingwall to the Heights of Dochcarty, 10 March 1975, Dingwall, Ross-shire. Letter addressed to Miss Helen Macgillivary, 34 Bruce Avenue, Dingwall.

The helicopter pilot, David Adams, with his navigator - Jackie Ross (Plantationside).  Occasion unknown.


"Dad's new toy" is the only information about this photograph.

Heights Heritage Exhibition - September 2001

Events in "The Heights"

Inauguration of 50th Postbus in Scotland, 10th March 1975.
(left to right): Alex Currall, CB, CMG, Director of Posts London, R Appleyard (Head Postmaster, Inverness), Stuart Cameron (Postman Driver), the Earl of Cromartie.


The Earl of Cromartie makes his address.


50th Postbus in Scotland ascending Heights of Dochcarty at the Stoney Brae (before the road was widened) on the day of Inauguration 10th March 1975.


Stuart Cameron (Postman Driver) hands mail to Mrs Joan Mackay P.O. Achterneed - now ( 2002) relocated to the Hall


Annie Maclennan on the postbus.




The Replacement Postbus - 'A' registration - Francis Blair's House ?

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