The Dam Builders: Power from the Glens

The Dam Builders: Power from the Glens

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In the 30 years between the end of World War II and 1975, the construction schemes of the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board changed the face of the Highlands and brought electricity to almost the whole of the country north of the Highland Line. Nothing on such a scale had been attempted before, and the "schemes", as they were called, symbolized far more than huge devices for the generation of electricity. Fired by the idealism of Tom Johnston, the Board's founder,… (more)

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Publisher: Birlinn (September 28, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 256 pages

File size: 9.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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