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P number: P207917
Old photograph number: A07995
Caption: Carrington Farm opencast site, 3/4 m. N. of Smalley Church.
Description: Carrington Farm opencast site, 3/4 m. N. of Smalley Church. Opencast coal series. Breaking up a sandstone roof by rooter. The close-up shows a bed of sandstone above the Piper Coal broken up by the rooter. This method is adopted for relatively thin sandstones or for thicker beds where the blasting is prohibited.
Date taken: 05/06/1945
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 440500
Y latitude/northing: 345500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 239.94 KB; 1000 x 722 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/ Opencast coal, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Quarries, opencast  

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