P000144

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P number: P000144
Old photograph number: C03776
Caption: Bogside No. 2 Site, Westfield Coalfield, north-east of Ballingry. Opencast coal production. Fifeshire. General view of part of site. Looking north.
Description: Bogside No. 2 Site, Westfield Coalfield, north-east of Ballingry. Opencast coal production. Fifeshire. General view of part of site. Looking north. Shows rockhead, with Bogside Thick Group of coals forming dark band below roadway, middle distance on left. Shovel excavators are loading dumper trucks. The Bogside Thick Group is part of the Passage Group (Scottish Millstone Grit), Carboniferous age. The excavator bears the markings 24RB (Ruston-Bucyrus, the makers) and Wimpey.
Date taken: 01/01/1944
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: 222.15 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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