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P000019

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P number: P000019
Old photograph number: C01552
Caption: Youkil, Hilliclay, 4.0 km. south-east of Thurso. Caithness. Flagstone quarry. Shows method of working the flagstones and stowage of refuse.
Description: Youkil, Hilliclay, 4.0 km. south-east of Thurso. Caithness. Flagstone quarry. Shows method of working the flagstones and stowage of refuse. Two-wheeled carts drawn by ponies are used for transporting stone. On the left is a cartway built up with waste rubble. Waste is also used as retaining walls to hold back spoil. Beyond the quarry, flags placed vertically are used to form fences. The rock is Devonian (Old Red Sandstone) Caithness Flagstones.
Date taken: 01/01/1910
Photographer: Lunn, R.
Copyright statement: Crown
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from SCRAN the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network
X longitude/easting: 315500
Y latitude/northing: 965500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 297.22 KB; 1000 x 725 pixels; 85 x 61 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 192 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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