Ferguslie Mills staff outing to Inverness on "Sma' Shot Day". Here they are seen posing and smiling for the camera as the train waits in the station. We even catch a glimpse of the driver! (clip)

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Reference number: 0639B

Date: 1936

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 6.27 mins

Description: Ferguslie Mills staff outing to Inverness on "Sma' Shot Day". They visit Culloden and the Ness Islands.

Shotlist: No credits. Ferguslie Mills outing to Inverness, July 1936. Shots on railway platform of people milling around and waving to camera. Various shots of the assembled crowd including shot of group standing outside railway station with display card of fares (1.52); Shot of group of people outside Inverness Castle (2.40); Landmarks of interest, Cairn, King's Stables, Well of the Dead. Shot of cairn with group of people in the foreground (2.55); Shot of slab with carving "King's Stable Station of English Cavalry after battle of Culloden" followed by shots of the exterior of the station (3.08); Shots of another slab with carving "Well of the Dead. Here the Chief of the Magillvrays Fell" (3.13); Shot of the well (3.16); Crowd scenes by loch (4.04); Dancing at Ness Islands. Shots of outdoor dance, including view of small group of musicians (4.16); Shot from beneath a bridge of the River Ness (4.29); Pipe band marching past entrance to Inverness Castle (4.56); Homeward bound. Shots of the party preparing to leave (5.38); Shots of steam engine No 2808 followed by glimpse of engine driver at the controls (6.27).