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P000107

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P number: P000107
Old photograph number: C03728
Caption: Craignair Hill Quarry, Dalbeattie. Kirkcudbrightshire. A view of the base of quarry showing a jumble of granodiorite blocks brought down by blasting.
Description: Craignair Hill Quarry, Dalbeattie. Kirkcudbrightshire. A view of the base of quarry showing a jumble of granodiorite blocks brought down by blasting. The photograph shows a number of quarrymen and their hand tools, mostly sledgehammers and crowbars but also including a pneumatic drill. In the centre a block has recently been split by the 'plug and feathers' method.
Date taken: 01/06/1939
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: 281500
Y latitude/northing: 560500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 276.17 KB; 1000 x 714 pixels; 85 x 60 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 189 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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