"Farewell to the Fifie" - a poem by John Duncan of Kirkcaldy
Three tickets for the Tay Ferries, all stamped with 18 08 66 for crossings on the last day of the ferry service.
Last crossing made by the Scotscraig on 18 August 1966. The ferry is packed with passengers and just visible at the left of the picture is the new road bridge, opened earlier that day.
Leaflet giving details of the arrangements for the last sailings from both Newport and Dundee.
Newspaper article from 18 August 1966 reporting on the last sailing of the Fifie that day.
Poster of the Special Last Sailing of Tay Ferries on 18th August 1966.
The Fifies "Scotscraig" and "Abercraig" moored at Dundee, decorated with bunting prior to their last sailings on 18th August 1966.
Photograph showing Scotscraig making the last crossing on 18 August 1966. The rear deck is crammed with people and the bunting is blowing in the breeze. Just visible on the left of the picture, and following the Scotscraig, is a canoe similarly bedecked with bunting.
Special tickets for the last sailing of the Fifies, 18/08/1966.
Board that was on the wall down at the pier giving ferry times each day. The photograph shows the times for Thursday 18 August, the day the ferry service ended.
The Captain on the bridge of the B.L. Nairn on one of the last ferry crossings of the Tay, 1966.
A photograph of the crew on the last crossing of the Tay prior to departing the Newport pier.
The last sailing of the Scotscraig on 18th August 1966. Note the many vehicles on the new road bridge and how heavily laden the Scotscraig was on this poignant day.