X3092 : Former magnesite plant, Ballinacourty

taken 38 years ago, near to Ballinacourty, Waterford, Ireland

Former magnesite plant, Ballinacourty
Former magnesite plant, Ballinacourty
The magnesite-processing plant at Ballinacourty opened in 1970 and closed in 1982. It was served by a short branch off the remains of the direct railway from Waterford to Mallow. The photo was taken when a railway enthusiastís special visited the line - four days before official closure of the branch. It remained in-situ until (at least) 1993.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 24 July, 1982   (more nearby)
Thursday, 4 February, 2010
Disused (from Tags)
Former (from Tags)
Factory (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! X 306 921 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:4.8623N 7:33.1927W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! X 306 921
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Ballinacourty  Magnesite  Railway Line (Closed)  Railway Sidings  IRRS (Irish Railway Record Society)  Irish Rail 

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