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Item Number Item Type Media
Item Name photograph album Quantity of Item 1
Classification Advertising & Promotional Materials Associated Date 1929
Description Photograph Album "Scottish Oils Ltd Scenes selected from the film depicting operations in the Scottish shalefield" dated 1929, showing Westwood Pit, including some taken underground, Deans Crude Oil Works, Philpstoun Oil Works, pit ponies at the West Lothian Agricultural Society's Show. Also contains numerous smaller photographs of different un-named pits and oil works thought to include Breich No 1 & 2 pits, Woolfords coal pits, scenes of a railway accident involving shale wagons near the Almond Viaduct on the branch to Newliston pits. Rescued from a skip at the Refinery in Grangemouth, sometime in the 1960s by a Chemist who lived in Grangemouth.
Institution Grangemouth Heritage Trust
Geographic Location
West Lothian
Associated Organisations
Scottish Oils Ltd
West Lothian Agricultural Society
Associated Places
Westwood Pit
Westwood Oil Works
West Calder
Deans Crude Oil Works
Livingston Station
Philpstoun Oil Works
Breich No 1 & 2 Pit
Associated People