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P number: P207918
Old photograph number: A07996
Caption: Thacker Barn opencast site, 1 m. E. of West Hallam Church.
Description: Thacker Barn opencast site, 1 m. E. of West Hallam Church. Opencast coal series. Forward preparation - drilling. When the overburden on the coal is sandstone, or other material difficult to dig, it has to be loosened by blasting. Here is the first stage of forward preparation, the drilling of 40 ft. 4? in. horizontal holes in the mudstone immediately above the Tupton Coal.
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: 279.48 KB; 1000 x 715 pixels; 85 x 61 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/ Quarries, opencast  

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