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The Invergordon Archive

Cromlet Tank Farm
The Invergordon Archive
Cromlet Tank Farm

The tank farm prior to removal. This is the view from Castle Avenue looking across the end of Gordon Terrace. The corner tank has and odd shape? The date is unknown.
Picture added on 12 February 2005
Comments:
This tank was the same shape as the others. This picture shows it in its beginning stages of demolition.
Added by anon on 14 February 2005
This is definitely a different shaped tank. This tank field wasn’t demolished until the early ’90s.
Added by Shaun Davis on 03 January 2015
Regarding the tanks. I was in Elliot Road, a few yards from my house in Grosvenor Street. A large plane flew over the trees lining the avenue. It was so low i waved to the pilot and he waved back. I saw the markings on the plane and made a bee line to home. My mother and sisters would not believe me. They looked out a side window and saw the painter on top of the tanks getting off as quick as they could. We were dispatched to the shelter which as usual was filled with water. It was said that every second tank was filled with water, but i can remember the railway line in front of the present school saturated with thick oil.
Added by John Campbell on 05 January 2015
This pic must have been taken during demolition, the tank can be seen in picture #650 and it's the same shape as the others.
Added by Dave Smith on 08 January 2015
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