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P number: P207907
Old photograph number: A07985
Caption: Thackor Barn opencast site, 1 m. E. of West Hallam Church.
Description: Thackor Barn opencast site, 1 m. E. of West Hallam Church. Opencast coal series. Excavating coal and loading on lorry. Cleared of overburden the 3 ft. 10 in. Tupton Coal, which appears thicker in the photograph owing to heaving by the shovel is being dug by power shovel and loaded into a lorry for transport by rail. On the right is the 25 ft. undisturbed face of mudstone. On the left is the overburden removed from above the coal now being worked. With a rock floor such as occupies the foreground digging can proceed in wet weather.
Date taken: 05/06/1945
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 444500
Y latitude/northing: 340500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 203.36 KB; 1000 x 713 pixels; 85 x 60 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 189 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Quarries, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Opencast coal, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Quarries, opencast  

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