N7989 : Weed spraying train at Kilmainham Wood

taken 43 years ago, near to Kilmainham Wood, Meath, Ireland

Weed spraying train at Kilmainham Wood
Weed spraying train at Kilmainham Wood
A Sulzer locomotive heads the annual weed spraying train J3284 : Weed-spraying train at Mossley past the closed station at Kilmainham Wood (between Kingscourt and Navan). The station is remote from the village N7889 : Kilmainhamwood, Co. Meath.
The Drogheda - Navan - Kingscourt railway :: O0974
Opened, in sections, by four railway companies between 1850 and 1875. Drogheda Navan closed to passengers in 1958, Navan Kingscourt in 1947. There are two short branches to Platin cement factory at Drogheda and the Tara mines at Navan. The Navan Kingscourt section handled gypsum trains until 2001. The line still serves the Tara mines.
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N7989   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 17 June, 1976   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 12 January, 2010
Category
Trains > Trains   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 794 892 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:50.7966N 6:47.6534W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! N 794 891
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