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P000147

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P number: P000147
Old photograph number: C03779
Caption: Bogside No. 2 Site, Westfield Coalfield, north-east of Ballingry. Opencast coal production. Fifeshire.
Description: Bogside No. 2 Site, Westfield Coalfield, north-east of Ballingry. Opencast coal production. Fifeshire. View of part of site, showing in foreground, excavations in progress in rock overlying coal (see C03776, foreground). Workmen to right of excavations are engaged in drilling holes for explosives, to shatter rock prior to removal. The shovel 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: 222.75 KB; 1000 x 719 pixels; 85 x 61 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 190 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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