P200498

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P number: P200498
Old photograph number: A00504
Caption: Kenton Marsh, 1 m. SW of Bowithick, Altarnun. Looking W.
Description: Kenton Marsh, 1 m. SW of Bowithick, Altarnun. Looking W. Stream tin deposit. Photograph of the small waterfall and escape trough, the whole called 'the Tie'. The material dug out is taken in barrows and thrown under the fall, where it is forked over and the Tieman (figure shown). The fine mud, peat etc. flows through the trough. The larger lumps of rock are taken out with the fork seen in Tieman's hand, and any large bits of wolfram picked out. The finest one rests on the wooden trough; the rest remains near the fall mixed with fine gravel.
Date taken: 01/01/1907
Photographer: Hall, T.C.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 216500
Y latitude/northing: 81500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 265.42 KB; 1000 x 728 pixels; 85 x 62 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 193 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Metalliferous mining: wolfram  

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