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P number: P207908
Old photograph number: A07986
Caption: Rodborough Farm opencast site, 1 m. SE of Packington Church, Ashby de la Zouch.
Description: Rodborough Farm opencast site, 1 m. SE of Packington Church, Ashby de la Zouch. Opencast coal series. Excavating coal and loading on lorry. The power shovel and lorry are standing on the underclay of the coal. Above and to the left of the digger bucket a banksman is clearing loose stones from the surface of the unworked coal. The undisturbed overburden in the background will be removed in subsequent cuts. The seam is the Nether Lount Coal.
Date taken: 04/06/1945
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 438500
Y latitude/northing: 313500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 211.85 KB; 1000 x 723 pixels; 85 x 61 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 191 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Quarries, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Quarries, opencast  

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