J3474 : Site of former Queen's Quay station, Belfast

taken 34 years ago, near to Shankill, Belfast County Borough, Ballymacarret, Skegoneill and Cliftonville, Northern Ireland

Site of former Queen's Quay station, Belfast
Site of former Queen's Quay station, Belfast
See J3474 : Site of former Queen's Quay station, Belfast. The station had been demolished and the site was being used as a car park. The other buildings (background) were the sheds used by Cawoods and Kellys who, along with the Co-op and Kingsberrys, imported coal through Queen’s Quay.
The Belfast and County Down Railway

The Belfast and County Down Railway ran from Queen’s Quay station in Belfast to Castlewellan via Comber, Downpatrick and Newcastle. There were also lines from Comber to Donaghadee via Newtownards, Belfast to Bangor and branches from Ballynahinch Jct to Ballynahinch and Downpatrick to Ardglass. The lines opened between 1848 and 1892. All closed by 1950 except for Castlewellan – Newcastle which survived until 1955 as part of the GNR(I) route from Belfast via Banbridge and the Bangor line which remains open but from Belfast Central.

Building the Lagan weir and cross-harbour bridges, Belfast

A collection of photographs showing the building of the Lagan weir and the cross-harbour road and railway bridges in the early 1990’s. There are also some earlier shots of the pre-impounding River Lagan, of Donegall and Queen’s Quays, the Abercorn Basin and of the immediate area before demolition.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 30 October, 1988   (more nearby)
Thursday, 10 September, 2009
Railway station (site of)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 346 745 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.0905N 5:55.0488W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 345 745
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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