N7995 : Weed spraying train, Kingscourt

taken 44 years ago, near to Kingscourt, Cavan, Ireland

Weed spraying train, Kingscourt
Weed spraying train, Kingscourt
The weed spraying train, hauled by Sulzer locomotive no 103, at Kingscourt. The long-disused goods store is at middle left. The former passenger station is behind it.
The Drogheda - Navan - Kingscourt railway :: O0974

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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N7995, 9 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 17 June, 1976   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 10 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Railways 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 794 955 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:54.1860N 6:47.5010W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! N 794 954
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Kingscourt (Co Cavan)  Railway Station  Train  Weed Control  CIE (Coras Iompair Eireann) 

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