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P number: P208105
Old photograph number: A08183
Caption: Broadway Pit, Newton Abbot. Looking NW.
Description: Broadway Pit, Newton Abbot. Looking NW. Bovey Tracey ball clays. To the east of the open pit (A8182) the seam of clay 5 ft. thick to 90 ft. below surface and is worked by a small shaft with one compartment for ladder-way and pump rods and another for hoisting. The top of the ladder is seen. The wooden bucket is hoisted by crane and the clay dumped into a truck (below bucket) and taken up the ramp (in background) to the stock-pile. The 'bell crank' operating the pump is on the left of the shaft.
Date taken: 01/08/1945
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 284500
Y latitude/northing: 71500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 238.39 KB; 1000 x 702 pixels; 85 x 59 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 186 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Ball clay  


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