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P000063


P number: P000063
Old photograph number: C02889
Caption: Pumpherston Oil Works, Drumshoreland. Midlothian. Tip heaps or 'bings' of spent oil-shale.
Description: Pumpherston Oil Works, Drumshoreland. Midlothian. Tip heaps or 'bings' of spent oil-shale. The spent oil-shale is a waste product peculiar to the Livingston area. It was produced during the heating of the raw oil-shale to produce shale-oil for distillation and other uses.
Date taken: 01/01/1921
Photographer: Manson, W.
Copyright statement: Crown
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from SCRAN the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network
X longitude/easting: 308500
Y latitude/northing: 669500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 220.74KB; 1000 x 726 pixels; 85 x 61 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 192 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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