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Source 1C is a photograph of the Paddle Steamer Gael, at Kyle of Lochalsh, taken about 1909.

Study the document and answer the following questions.


1. What evidence is there that large numbers of people travelled by ferry?

2. How is the ferry powered?

3. What problems do you think that might cause passengers?

4. Can you tell whether these people have put on their best clothes to travel?

Photograph of poaddle steamer
National Archives of Scotland - BR/ HR/ 4/ 29/13
Courtesy of British Railways Board (Residuary) Ltd

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