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Throw Rig Rope Tow Skilift, Lowther Hills | by Lowther Hills
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Throw Rig Rope Tow Skilift, Lowther Hills

Remains of an International BTD Crawler lying on Throw Rig (620m altitude), just below the summit of Lowther Hill. An endless rope operated by the tractor powered wrench was used as a skilift in the 1960s. Photo taken in March 2010.

 

This photo is part of a collection of old pictures of winters in Wanlockhead and Leadhills, Scotland's two highest villages on the Lowther Hills, Southern Uplands. Read more at: www.lowtherhills.com/winter

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Taken in March 2010