N8479 : Gypsum train at Legga
taken 38 years ago, 3 km from Wilkinstown, Meath, Ireland
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.
- Grid Square
- N8479, 2 images (more nearby )
- Albert Bridge (find more nearby)
- Image classification?
- Geograph (First for N8479)
First in 5 Years (TPoint) ?
- Date Taken
- Monday, 7 May, 1979 (more nearby)
- Sunday, 15 July, 2012
- Geographical Context
- Subject Location
Irish: N 845 795 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:45.5097N 6:43.1289W
- Camera Location
- Irish: N 845 795
- View Direction
- North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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