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P number: P001577
Old photograph number: MNS04468
Caption: Locharbriggs Sandstone Quarry, Locharbriggs, near Dumfries, Dumfriesshire. Freeing the block of sandstone from the quarry face 4. Moment of detonation of gunpowder.
Description: Locharbriggs Sandstone Quarry, Locharbriggs, near Dumfries, Dumfriesshire. Freeing the block of sandstone from the quarry face 4. Moment of detonation of gunpowder. Detonation of the small charge releases the block. On the quarry face to the right previous shot holes are visible, note the blackening of the face caused by the firing.
Date taken: 01/01/1984
Photographer: Unknown
Copyright statement: Unknown
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from SCRAN the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network
X longitude/easting: 299000
Y latitude/northing: 580900
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 362.30 KB; 1000 x 994 pixels; 85 x 84 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 263 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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