S7715 : Beet train near Ballycullane

taken 36 years ago, near to Burkestown and Ballycullane, Wexford, Ireland

Beet train near Ballycullane
Beet train near Ballycullane
CIE locomotive no 005S running through the south Wexford countryside, at Burkestown west of Ballycullane, at the head of this beet train S7915 : Beet train, Ballycullane.
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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S7715   (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
Lowlands  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Railways 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! S 779 151 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:16.9781N 6:51.4853W
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Irish: geotagged! S 779 151
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Ballycullane  Sugar Beet  Train  Freight Train  Railway  CIE (Coras Iompair Eireann) 

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