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P000065


P number: P000065
Old photograph number: C02891
Caption: Dalmeny Oil Works, Dalmeny. West Lothian. Tip heaps or 'bings' of spent oil-shale.
Description: Dalmeny Oil Works, Dalmeny. West Lothian. Tip heaps or 'bings' of spent oil-shale. At the end of the century of oil-shale mining in 1962 around 150 million tonnes of this waste was left, being equivalent to the total mining output. This spent oil-shale waste was dumped forming large artificial hills called 'bings'.
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: 314500
Y latitude/northing: 676500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 145.78KB; 1000 x 734 pixels; 85 x 62 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 194 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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