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P number: P000058
Old photograph number: C02884
Caption: D'Arcy, 4.0 km. south-east of Dalkeith. Site of the exploratory oil borehole, 1919-1922 and undertaken by S. Pearson and Son Ltd. Midlothian.
Description: D'Arcy, 4.0 km. south-east of Dalkeith. Site of the exploratory oil borehole, 1919-1922 and undertaken by S. Pearson and Son Ltd. Midlothian. Near view of oil well drilling rig, showing a heap of drilling bits of different sizes on the left, beam, casing etc. Note the large pulley blockalmost certainly used as the travelling block. The main derrick is to the right.
Date taken: 01/01/1921
Photographer: Tait, D.
Copyright statement: Crown
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from SCRAN the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network
X longitude/easting: 336500
Y latitude/northing: 634500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 203.10 KB; 1000 x 736 pixels; 85 x 62 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 195 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Boring and prospecting  

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