Europe, Famous Place, Mallaig, Scotland, Scottish Highlands
'Mallaig, Scotland, - June 11, 2010: Fishing boat in the harbour of Mallaig. Mallaig was founded in 1840 by Lord Lovat as a pure fishing port. His rapidly growing importance in the 20th Age is the place first and foremost, the connection to the British railway network in 1901 by the West Highland Railway from Fort William to Mallaig has been expanded. The landed in Mallaig fish could be transported in this way quickly and inexpensively. The local fishermen are now specializing in shrimp and lobsters. In early times, especially the herring fishery was at the center.'