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P000142

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P number: P000142
Old photograph number: C03771
Caption: Corrennie Quarry, Tillyfourie. Aberdeenshire. General view. Pink quartz-rich granite with subordinate bands of grey quartz-diorite.
Description: Corrennie Quarry, Tillyfourie. Aberdeenshire. General view. Pink quartz-rich granite with subordinate bands of grey quartz-diorite. The quarry floor, some 76 metres deep show a single sett-maker's hut in front of a light railway with a bogie. A crane jib projects out from the right. Two different coloured granites were worked in Corrennie Quarry, grey granite for crushed stone and pink for building, ornamental and monumental purposes.
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
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 293.76 KB; 1000 x 717 pixels; 85 x 61 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 190 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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