O0470 : Tara Mines wagons, Duleek

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

Tara Mines wagons, Duleek
Tara Mines wagons, Duleek
See O0470 : Tara Mines train, Duleek. The same train from the other side of the bridge as it heads towards Navan. This one shows the lids used to stop the loss of ore from the wagons.
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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O0470, 6 images   (more nearby search)
Date Taken
Friday, 27 April, 1984   (more nearby)
Thursday, 28 February, 2013
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Railways 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! O 044 700 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:40.1745N 6:25.2428W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! O 044 700
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Duleek (Meath)  Railway  Train  Freight Train  Railway Wagons  CIE (Coras Iompair Eireann) 

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