P000042

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P number: P000042
Old photograph number: C02182
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. A photograph showing the No. 2 Mine entrances looking slightly derelict and unused. This 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.
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: Portrait
Size: 409.02 KB; 734 x 1000 pixels; 62 x 85 mm (print at 300 DPI); 194 x 265 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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