"Grangemouth Docks. Discharging pit-wood."

Maker
Unknown
Production date
Pre May 1907
Description
View of a steam freighter tied up at a quay on which three cranes are unloading pit-wood from the ship. The wood is being stacked into adjacent rail wagons.
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Department
Maker
Production date
Pre May 1907
Subject person
Subject notes
Pit-wood was used to make pit props of different sizes. It was needed to prevent the collapse of the roofs of mines once the coal had been removed.

FROM GRANGEMOUTH HARBOUR AND DOCKS(A10.142)
Accession number
P14432

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