N1518 : Peatland railway in operation

taken 4 years ago, near to Derrybrat, Millbrook Bridge, Lumcloon Bridge, Limekiln and Brackay, Offaly, Ireland

Peatland railway in operation
Peatland railway in operation
The peatlands round Lough Boora are criss-crossed by light railways for transporting the peat. Formerly, the peat was used for firing a power station; nowadays it is used for the manufacture of peat briquettes. This train is returning empty from the factory(to the left/east) to the peat workings.
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N1518, 3 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 12 April, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 14 April, 2016
Geographical Context
Paths  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Railways  Woodland, Forest 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 155 180 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:12.7910N 7:46.0429W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! N 155 184
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Light Railway  Peat Bog  Train  Path  Trees 

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