P000101

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P number: P000101
Old photograph number: C03607
Caption: Corncockle Quarry, Lochmaben. Dumfriesshire. A close-up view showing the method of splitting the sandstone using the 'chisel wedge' method.
Description: Corncockle Quarry, Lochmaben. Dumfriesshire. A close-up view showing the method of splitting the sandstone using the 'chisel wedge' method. The wedges are partially driven into the block of sandstone. The profile of the large sledge or striking hammer is clearly seen.
Date taken: 01/01/1937
Photographer: Fisher, W.D.
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: 586500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 228.41 KB; 1000 x 726 pixels; 85 x 61 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 192 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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