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Canadian Pacific Railway Founded in 1881, the Canadian Pacific Railway was intended to link the country across its wide expanse. Over the years it diversified into shipping and an airline.   Since 1986 the company has been known as Canadian... 104898
Singer Sewing Machine Factory, Clydebank Singer is an American manufacturer of sewing machines. The 11,000 workers at the factory in Clydebank went on strike in March - April 1911 ceasing to work in solidarity with twelve female colleagues protesting against... 106149
Pulp and Paper Mills, Corpach, Invernesshire The Pulp and Paper Mills were built in the 1960s and closed in 1980. The buildings were demolished in 2008.  106658
Andrew Weir & Co. Ltd.(Bank Line) The Bank Line was a privately owned merchant shipping company, based in London and trading worldwide. At one time they owned over sixty cargo ships. 106779
Pringle Woollen Mills, Inverness 106892
Prudential Insurance Company, Stornoway 107911
Rolls Royce 108142
Sprinkle Ranch, Chinook 109176
Post Office, Callanish 109795
Crown Hotel, Castle Street, Stornoway The Crown Hotel is a small hotel situated on Castle Street, Stornoway. 109796
Chrysler/ Peugeot Car Plant 109820
Ben Line Shipping The Ben Line or Ben Line Steamers, Limited was a Scottish shipping company based in Leith, Scotland which pioneered the Far East Europe trade. A private company, it was largely owned by members of the Thomson family... 111397
Cabarfeidh Hotel The Cabarfeidh Hotel is located at Manor Park, Perceval Road South, Stornoway HS1 2EU.   111413
Hilton's Shop This shop was situated  at 59 Cromwell Street, Stornoway. It was owned by a Mr Hilton from the mainland and he was married to Jackie Morrison's sister. The shop sold cycles and hats.    112279
Ford River Rouge Complex The Ford River Rouge Complex is a Ford Motor Company automobile factory complex located in Dearborn, Michigan, along the Rouge River upstream from its confluence with the Detroit River at Zug Island. 112530
Loch Line Shipping The Loch Line of Glasgow, Scotland, was a group of ill-fated colonial clippers, whose sailing ships plied between the United Kingdom and Australia from 1867-1911. Of the twenty five ships in the Loch Line fleet, only... 112531
Fjord Seafood Scotland Limited Fjord Seafood Scotland Farming Limited is a dormant (as of May 2019) marine aquaculture company, with registered offices in Edinburgh. It was incorporated in 1982, and has undergone several changes of name and location... 114643
Timex, Dundee 117074
BT Group The BT Group (formerly British Telecom) is a British telecommunications company. Its origins date back to the founding in 1846 of the Electric Telegraph Company which developed a nationwide communications network. In... 117075
W J Macdonald W J Macdonald was established in 1931 on 5 Francis Street, Stornoway by William John Macdonald. In 1975 Robert A Smith bought W J Macdonald's. Robert's father, John Smith, was also a butcher and had established John... 117454
Balfour Beatty Balfour Beatty is a leading international infrastructure group. 119028
ENGIE ENGIE is a French multinational utility company. 119029
John Brown’s Shipyard 120220
Commercial Hotel, Stornoway The Sail Loft and former Commercial Hotel in Stornoway are rare, surviving remnants of an era when fishing and the herring industry was the economic foundation of the Western Isles. They are very significant... 120887
Hebrides Fish Ltd 12966
Bernera Salmon Ltd in operation in the 1980's 12969
Risay Sea Farms Ltd 12971
Ardmore Sea Farms Ltd In operation in the 1980's 12972
Highland Sea Harvest Ltd The share capital of Highland Sea Harvest Ltd was owned equally by Bernera Salmon Ltd, Risay Sea Farms Ltd and Ardmore Sea Farms Ltd. The sea-sites were: 1 Dubh Thob 2 Risay South 3 Risay West 4 Eilean Mor 5 Aird... 12973
Shed Thormoid Dhol A small grocery shop run by Norman Macdonald at the Kirkibost crossroads, known locally as Shed Thormoid Dhol. 13325

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