Brora in days past

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When there was only one bridge and no war memorial

The new bridge under construction

The opening of the new bridge

The new bridge open for traffic

Traffic that was horses and carts

Fountain Square

The coal pit

The coal pit and the brickworks

Brora golf course

Brora harbour

The Iron Bridge being constructed

Crash at the Iron Bridge

Victoria Road

Walkers Bridge at Balnacoil

The West End Garage when Tommy Knox had it

The West End Garage today

Quite where the idea for the war memorial came from has been a subject of debate for many years, but perhaps the photograh below with this insight shared by Adam Brown may shed light on its design.

I think the ruined Bethune Clock Tower may have been an inspiration for this memorial. The 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders defended Bethune in April 1918 as part of the 51st Highland Division, and they would have been familiar with this landmark - Adam Brown