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P number: P000041
Old photograph number: C02181
Caption: The Raasay Ironstone Mine. Entrance to No. 2 Mine. 1 km. east of Raasay House and 2 km. from the pier, Island of Raasay. Inverness-shire.
Description: The Raasay Ironstone Mine. Entrance to No. 2 Mine. 1 km. east of Raasay House and 2 km. from the pier, Island of Raasay. Inverness-shire. The No. 2 Mine never went into production due to the severe geological faulting and despite the cost of construction of the mine-head buildings, railway and a high viaduct. The site was later used as a sawmill supplying pit props, railway sleepers and power poles.
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: 155500
Y latitude/northing: 834500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 386.41 KB; 1000 x 726 pixels; 85 x 61 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 192 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Best of BGS Images/ Images from the archives, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Metalliferous mining, iron ore  

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