O0671 : Platin cement factory near Drogheda

taken 40 years ago, near to Donore, Co Meath, Ireland

Platin cement factory near Drogheda
Platin cement factory near Drogheda
The cement factory at Platin opened in 1972. Close to the Drogheda Navan line, it was built with extensive sidings for despatch of the product by rail.
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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O0671, 6 images   (more nearby search)
Date Taken
Friday, 27 April, 1984   (more nearby)
Monday, 23 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Railways  Industry 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! O 066 715 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:40.9721N 6:23.1968W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! O 070 720
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Drogheda  Cement Works  Railway Siding 

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