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Stithians Dam Excavations, Monolith 7, 1963

NumberHESFM:2016.13651.2
PlaceStithians Cornwall United Kingdom
Date26.4.1963
KeywordsStithians Trades and Professions Construction
PhotographerUnknown
CopyrightImage Courtesy of Helston Museum

Construction of Stithians Dam showing the excavations for monolith no 7 looking East, taken on 26th April 1963. There is a large trench with a Gleeson crane standing next to it and a dumper truck moving away from the crane. To the left of the photograph is a static crane on stilts. There are pipes going into the trench and two people can be seen standing under the arm of the crane. One person is standing on the edge of the excavation on the left hand side. This is one of a series of photographs documenting the construction of the dam between 1963 and 1965.