Mains Ballast Quarry

In the Resident Engineer's report books, kept at the National Records of Scotland, there are descriptions of the planning and setting up of temporary quarries which were used to supply broken rock for ballasting the permanent way. This Ordnance Survey 6” map shows the location of one such quarry. Used with permission of the National Library of Scotland. maps.nls.uk/copyright.html

Location: Mains Ballast Quarry

Company: Border Union Railway (North British Railway)

Photographer: Charlie Niven

Contact photographer: Charlie Niven

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Date: 12/05/2020

Image number: 73051