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P number: P000195
Old photograph number: C03836
Caption: Shierglas Quarry, 1.6 km. south-east of Blair Atholl. Perthshire. A new quarry opened in a cliff of limestone belonging to the Dark Group of Blair Atholl Series, Dalradian Supergroup.
Description: Shierglas Quarry, 1.6 km. south-east of Blair Atholl. Perthshire. A new quarry opened in a cliff of limestone belonging to the Dark Group of Blair Atholl Series, Dalradian Supergroup. A Ruston-Bucyrus 20-RB crane working in the quarry, it is easily converted to a dragline or shovel excavator. The crane is mounted on its own caterpillar tracks. Note the small nature of the quarry.
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: 288500
Y latitude/northing: 763500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 269.42 KB; 1000 x 727 pixels; 85 x 62 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 192 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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