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P number: P000181
Old photograph number: C03886
Caption: Hessilhead Quarry (Lugton Lime Works) 3.2 km. east of Beith. Ayrshire. Near view of the quarry face, showing arching of strata, bedding and jointing in Dockra Limestone.
Description: Hessilhead Quarry (Lugton Lime Works) 3.2 km. east of Beith. Ayrshire. Near view of the quarry face, showing arching of strata, bedding and jointing in Dockra Limestone. Tracks for a light railway lead to various points of the quarry face. Quarrymen are working on a number of tasks, two are loading a truck with blocks to be taken to the crusher. The Dockra Limestone is one of the four principal Carboniferous limestones of economic importance in North Ayrshire.
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: 238500
Y latitude/northing: 652500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 248.29 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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