Most of this footage was recorded by John Irvine, with some additional filming by his brother Derek between 1959 and 1961. In John’s role as teacher at Forrester High School (Edinburgh) he took parties of school kids to Shetland every summer on outdoor education trips. This footage is of some Shetland ponies and views of a tractor being driven on a local croft.

Film-maker: John Irvine

Donated by John, Derek and Isobel Irvine.

00:00:00Pupils with ponies at Sumburgh.
00:00:40Raymond Leslie driving tractor with dad Jimmy on the back at the Hillock, Dunrossness. The older gent was a visitor from ‘sooth.’ Shot of boy driving tractor.
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