S0525 : Beet train at Cahir

taken 35 years ago, near to An Chathair, Tipperary, Ireland

Beet train at Cahir
Beet train at Cahir
The last of the October sun catches CIE locomotive no 005S as it departs Cahir station at the head of this beet train S7915 : Beet train, Ballycullane. It had crossed the 15.55 Limerick - Rosslare Harbour passenger train.
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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Date Taken
Friday, 26 October, 1984   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 3 April, 2012
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Railways 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! S 052 251 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:22.6892N 7:55.4006W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! S 052 251
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Railway  Train  Freight Train  Sugar Beet  Cahir  CIE (Coras Iompair Eireann) 

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