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P number: P000039
Old photograph number: C02179
Caption: The Raasay Ironstone Mine. 1.6 km. east of Raasay House, Island of Raasay. Inverness-shire. Mines driven into outcrop of Lower Jurassic (Upper Lias) Ironstone, dipping eastwards.
Description: The Raasay Ironstone Mine. 1.6 km. east of Raasay House, Island of Raasay. Inverness-shire. Mines driven into outcrop of Lower Jurassic (Upper Lias) Ironstone, dipping eastwards. The photograph shows a trial adit at the bottom of the outcrop and at the top of the incline from No. 1 Mine. A figure stands near the entrance. Note the trestle stretching across the light railway track with a horizontal pulley attached.
Date taken: 01/01/1917
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: 156500
Y latitude/northing: 836500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 317.96 KB; 1000 x 734 pixels; 85 x 62 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 194 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Metalliferous mining, iron ore  

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