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P number: P000059
Old photograph number: C02885
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. Two large size oil well drilling bits laid out on a bench. The method of drilling was the American cable system with percussive tools.
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: 220.16 KB; 1000 x 728 pixels; 85 x 62 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 193 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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