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A haystack was blown from Caithness to Orkney in a gale.

Title - A haystack was blown from Caithness to Orkney in a gale.
Contributors - Johina J. Leith
Reporters - Alan J. Bruford

Summary - A man on a haystack was blown from Caithness to Orkney in a gale.

In 1952 (or perhaps 1951) there was a great gale. Mack Cogle in Orkney saw a haystack blowing past. The next day a man came past carrying the net off the haystack. He asked the way to Watten in Caithness.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:00:33
Date Recorded - 1975.04.28
Date of Content - 1952 to 1952
Language - Scots
Genre - Story
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 70537
Original Tape ID - SA1975.052
Original Track ID - SA1975.52.A10
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Recording Location:
  County - Midlothian
  Parish - Edinburgh
  Village - Edinburgh


Item Location:
  County - Orkney

Item Notes -

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/70537/1




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