Photograph - Niddry Castle

code: LVSAV2009.093

Collection code:
LVSAV2009.093
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Photographs
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Description

Sepia mounted photograph of Niddry Castle Oil Works, c1910.

This general view shows four banks of sixteen "Pumpherston-type retorts fed by a high level staging on the right hand side. The building centre right is the engine shed for the Winchburgh electric railway, of which wagons and overhead wire can be discerned. In the foreground spent shale is hauled up the bing and in the distance the company houses at Winchburgh can be seen

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