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P number: P000182
Old photograph number: C03889
Caption: Hessilhead Quarry (Lugton Lime Works) 3.2 km. east of Beith. Ayrshire. View of crushing shed, and motor lorry loaded with raw ground limestone from an overhead hopper ready for despatch. The name of the owner of the lorry is Wm. Carmichael.
Description: Hessilhead Quarry (Lugton Lime Works) 3.2 km. east of Beith. Ayrshire. View of crushing shed, and motor lorry loaded with raw ground limestone from an overhead hopper ready for despatch. The name of the owner of the lorry is Wm. Carmichael. An incline is seen running into the crushing shed, at the base of which is a truck mounted on the light railway with a full load of rock ready for crushing. The truck would be hauled up by cable.
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: 152.30 KB; 1000 x 721 pixels; 85 x 61 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 191 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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