N7226 : Disused level crossing

taken 10 years ago, near to Allenwood, Hamilton's Bridge and Derrymullen, Kildare, Ireland

Disused level crossing
Disused level crossing
The Bog of Allen is criss-crossed by numerous 'industrial railway lines' used to transport turf (peat) from where it is dug out of the moorland, to be burned in local power stations, or for other uses. When individual diggings are worked out, the lines are moved. The metal rails across the R414 road and the rusty gates are the only sign that rail tracks even existed here.
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Date Taken
Friday, 25 July, 2008   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 29 July, 2008
Level crossing   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 720 263 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:16.9484N 6:55.2581W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! N 720 262
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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