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P number: P208131
Old photograph number: A08209
Caption: Short Leys Pit (Stewarts and Lloyards Ltd.), 1 3/4 m. NE of Corby. Looking WSW.
Description: Short Leys Pit (Stewarts and Lloyards Ltd.), 1 3/4 m. NE of Corby. Looking WSW. General view of pit showing method of 'top stripping' of overburden on ironstone. Top 30 feet of cover (boulder clay) taken off in separate operation and carried away by rail. Bottom 55 feet (Boulder Clay, Lincolnshire Limestone and Lower Estuarine Series) removed by big electric quarry shovel.
Date taken: 25/05/1945
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 491608
Y latitude/northing: 291255
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 234.92 KB; 1000 x 628 pixels; 85 x 53 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 166 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Metalliferous mining, ironstone, opencast  

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