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P number: P000173
Old photograph number: C03845
Caption: Parkmore Quarry, 1.2 km. north-east of Dufftown. Banffshire.
Description: This photograph is of particular interest for the view of the tractor. Two unhitched trailers are being loaded at the quarry face. A number of quarrymen can be seen, various hand tools close by including a pneumatic drill. The quarry is situated on the east side of the railway viaduct which crosses the River Fiddich. Working face in limestone of Sandend Group showing method of loading limestone into trailers for transport to crushers.
Date taken: 01/01/1945
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: 333500
Y latitude/northing: 840500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 261.06 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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