The Hills of Glenfinnan (Scotland 2008)

The Hills of Glenfinnan (Scotland 2008)


Glenfinnan (Scottish Gaelic: Gleann Fhionghain) is a village in Lochaber area of the Highlands of Scotland. In 1745 the Jacobite Rising began here when Prince Charles Edward Stuart (“Bonnie Prince Charlie”) raised his standard on the shores of Loch Shiel. Seventy years later the 18-metre-high (60 ft) Glenfinnan Monument – at the head of the … Continue reading

Jacobite Steam Train

Jacobite Steam Train


The Jacobite is a steam locomotive hauled tourist train service that operates over part of the West Highland Railway Line in Scotland. It has been operating under various names and with different operators every summer since 1984. It has played an important role in sustaining a scenic but otherwise remote and unprofitable route. The Jacobite … Continue reading

Laggan Dam (Scotland 2006)

Laggan Dam (Scotland 2006)


  Loch Laggan ist ein See in Lochaber und direkt an der A86 auf der Strecke von Spean Bridge nach Kingussie zu finden. Der See wurde seit 1934 als Wasserreservoir genutzt, weswegen am River Laggan auch der Laggan Dam errichtet wurde, der dem Lochaber Hydro-Electric Scheme zugeordnet ist  Energie aus Wasserkraft produziert. ******* Laggan Dam is … Continue reading