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P200223

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P number: P200223
Old photograph number: A00227
Caption: No. 4 Pit, Milton Street, Swanscombe. Looking SW.
Description: No. 4 Pit, Milton Street, Swanscombe. Looking SW. View in chalk-pit showing method of working away the chalk. A tunnel into which trucks may be drawn, is first excavated, and a vertical pipe in communication with this is then cut through the chalk above. By this means the chalk, as it is worked away from the top, passes through the pipe into a truck situated below.
Date taken: 01/01/1905
Photographer: Hall, T.C.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 559500
Y latitude/northing: 174500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Portrait
Size: 329.22 KB; 708 x 1000 pixels; 60 x 85 mm (print at 300 DPI); 187 x 265 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Landforms, marine/ Natural arches, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Cement and lime, limestone quarries and chalk pits  

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