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P number: P000049
Old photograph number: C02189
Caption: Near entrance to Main Mine in Raasay Ironstone, 1.9 km. east of Raasay House. Inverness-shire.
Description: Near entrance to Main Mine in Raasay Ironstone, 1.9 km. east of Raasay House. Inverness-shire. A close-up of the Bucyrus Steam Dragline or Steam Navvy (Class 14 DL Ex No.838) used for removal of superficial deposits. Note the wooden blocks on the caterpillar tracks. The steam navvy was purchased from Bucyrus in the USA and shipped in the SS Kelvinbrae in 1916.
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: 171.07 KB; 1000 x 742 pixels; 85 x 63 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 196 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Metalliferous mining, iron ore  

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