N9969 : Railway line at Knockcommon from the air

taken 5 years ago, 5 km SSW of Dowth, Co Meath, Ireland

Railway line at Knockcommon from the air
Railway line at Knockcommon from the air
A long straight section of track at nockcommon.
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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N9969, 7 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 18 November, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 26 November, 2018
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Air transport  Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 993 696 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:40.0184N 6:29.8694W
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Image Type (about): aerial 
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