S8513 : Beet train, Wellingtonbridge

taken 36 years ago, near to Ballyowen, Nelson Bridge, Wellingtonbridge, Rochestown and Sheastown Cross Roads, Wexford, Ireland

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Beet train, Wellingtonbridge
Beet train, Wellingtonbridge
CIE locomotive no 005S shunting laden beet wagons at Wellingtonbridge station S8513 : Wellingtonbridge railway station (2). The loading arrangements and the beet pile are on the left. See also S8513 : Beet train at Wellington Bridge.
The Beet Campaign :: S6814


The Beet Campaign was the name given to the transfer of sugar beet, by rail, from the grower to the beet factory. It ran from October to January and involved the use of wagons normally kept in storage, often running in very long trains. South Wexford saw the most rail activity.

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S8513, 9 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Friday, 26 October, 1984   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 3 April, 2012
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Village, Rural settlement  Railways 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! S 851 136 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:16.0842N 6:45.2152W
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Irish: geotagged! S 851 136
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Wellingtonbridge  Sugar Beet  Railway Station  Train  CIE (Coras Iompair Eireann)  Freight Train  Shunting 

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