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P000121

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P number: P000121
Old photograph number: C03744
Caption: Rubislaw Quarry. Aberdeenshire. View at surface, showing dressed and partly dressed building stones. The granite is mainly used for building and monumental work.
Description: Rubislaw Quarry. Aberdeenshire. View at surface, showing dressed and partly dressed building stones. The granite is mainly used for building and monumental work. Several blocks show the short drill holes used in splitting the stone using the 'plug and feather' method, and the large size of blocks being worked.
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: 391500
Y latitude/northing: 805500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 184.92 KB; 1000 x 733 pixels; 85 x 62 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 194 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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