2008

NG5534 : Raasay Iron Mine hopper

taken 16 years ago, near to Inverarish, Isle of Raasay, Scotland

Raasay Iron Mine hopper
Raasay Iron Mine hopper
The hopper was roofed when active and could hold up to 5,000 tons of calcinated iron ore from the Raasay mines awaiting shipping from nearby Suisnish Pier. The Raasay iron mines and associated railways were active between 1912 and 1942.

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Category: Mine (disused)
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Raasay Iron Mines [12] · Hopper [5] Other Photos: · Raasay Iron Works and Suisnish Pier ·
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NG5534, 95 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
John Allan   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 31 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 1 April, 2008
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 555 343 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:20.0205N 6:3.7720W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 555 342
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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