N7995 : Gypsum, Kingscourt station

taken 38 years ago, near to Kingscourt, Cavan, Ireland

Gypsum, Kingscourt station
Gypsum, Kingscourt station
Kingscourt station with a liberal coating of gypsum on the track.
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
Friday, 16 April, 1982   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 10 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Quarrying, Mining  Railways 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 794 955 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:54.2129N 6:47.5002W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! N 794 955
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Kingscourt (Co Cavan)  Railway Station  Railway Track  Gypsum  CIE (Coras Iompair Eireann) 

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