O1766 : Gormanston signal cabin

taken 37 years ago, near to Baile Mhic Gormain and Balscaddan, Meath, Ireland

Gormanston signal cabin
Gormanston signal cabin
Gormanston station opened, under the Dublin & Drogheda Railway, in 1845, becoming part of the Great Northern Railway (Ireland) in 1876. The signal cabin, at the Belfast end of the down platform, was a standard GNR(I) design found at many stations including Ardee N9690 : Old railway at Ardee and Malahide O2246 : Malahide Signal Box. Now closed, at the time of the photograph it was usually switched out (as in the photograph) to give long-section working between Balbriggan and Mosney. It can also be seen at upper left in O1766 : Train at Gormanstown station (May 1988).
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Date Taken
Monday, 12 July, 1982   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 7 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Railways 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! O 179 668 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:38.2999N 6:13.0746W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! O 179 668
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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