O0974 : Tara Mines train, Drogheda (2)

taken 40 years ago, near to Drogheda, Co Louth, Ireland

Tara Mines train, Drogheda (2)
Tara Mines train, Drogheda (2)
See O0974 : Tara mines train, Drogheda. A train of empty ore wagons, awaiting a crew change and departure for the Tara Mines near Navan.
The Drogheda - Navan - Kingscourt railway

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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O0974, 27 images   (more nearby search)
Date Taken
Friday, 13 July, 1984   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 12 January, 2010
Trains > Trains   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! O 099 747 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:42.6825N 6:20.1415W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! O 099 747
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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