C0626 : Remains of railway viaduct over the Owencarrow River

3 km from Derrylaggy, Donegal, Ireland

Remains of railway viaduct over the Owencarrow River
Remains of railway viaduct over the Owencarrow River
The viaduct was built in 1903 for the Loch Swilly Railway linking Letterkenny and Burtonport. This was the scene of a serious accident on 31st January 1925 when a carriage was derailed by a storm, hitting the parapet and sending four passengers to their deaths. The line closed in 1941.
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2007
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Date Taken
Saturday, 21 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 2 August, 2007
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Railway (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! C 068 264 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:5.0920N 7:53.6563W
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Irish: geotagged! C 065 264
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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