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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Killorglin Railway

The Railway Viaduct in Cahirciveen with the splendour of Knocknadobar in the background

The Railway Viaduct in Cahirciveen with the splendour of Knocknadobar in the background. Ref: R127

The gateway to the newly refurbished Kells Railway Station

The gateway to the newly refurbished Kells Railway Station. Ref: R117

Kells Station

Kells Station. Ref: R118

The red sandstone Viaduct which crosses a ravine in Gleesk, Kells, which is curved,...

The red sandstone Viaduct which crosses a ravine in Gleesk, Kells, which is curved, 700 ft long and 70 ft high. Ref: R108  

The iconic red sandstone Viaduct in Gleesk, Kells which is a famous land...

The iconic  red sandstone Viaduct  in Gleesk, Kells which is a famous land mark in South Kerry. Ref: R109

A panoramic shot of the red sandstone Viaduct in Gleesk, Kells with Dingle...

A panoramic shot of the red sandstone Viaduct  in Gleesk, Kells with Dingle Bay and Sleive Mish that conveys the vista which made it one of the most scenic train journeys in in the...

Shrub,Stone, Steel, Shadow and Sky

Shrub,Stone, Steel,Shadow and Sky Ref: R111

The red sandstone which had to be hewn, drawn, dressed, lifted and laid...

The red sandstone  which had to be hewn, drawn, dressed, lifted and laid to to create an infrastructure which was designed and built by the railway engineers and stone masons of that era to...

A view to thrill

A view to thrill. Ref: R112

One of the eleven stone piers built to support the Gleesk Viaduct

One of the eleven stone piers built to support the Gleesk Viaduct. Ref: R113

A photo of one of the piers of the Gleesk Viaduct looking skywards

A photo of one of the piers of the Gleesk Viaduct looking skywards. Ref: R114

Pints and Piers

Pints and Piers Ref: R115

The stone plaque to commemorate the building of the Gleesk Viaduct in the year...

The stone plaque to commemorate the building of the Gleesk Viaduct in the year A.D 1892 (Anno Domini- The year of our Lord). The plaque is on one of the centre piers facing...

A retaining wall at Mountain Stage, Glenbeigh

A retaining wall at Mountain Stage, Glenbeigh. Ref: R106

The old Kells Goods Store and the railway line looking east towards Drung Hill

The old Kells Goods Store and the railway line looking east towards Drung Hill. Ref: R107

The dressed Sandstone Underbridge in Quaybawn, Glenbeigh

The dressed Sandstone Underbridge in Quaybawn, Glenbeigh. Ref: R104

Teresa Foley’s pretty railway cottage at Kells. The Foley’s were gatekeepers as this was...

Teresa Foley's pretty railway cottage at Kells. The Foley's were gatekeepers as this was where the train crossed the road before continuing along by the foot of Knocknadobar. Ref: R098  

Glenbeigh Railway Station at Reenallagane with the Signal Box and Railway Cottage

Glenbeigh Railway Station at Reenallagane with the Signal Box and Railway Cottage. Ref: R099  

The Railway Cottage at what was once Glenbeigh Railway Station at Reenallagane

The Railway Cottage at what was once Glenbeigh Railway Station at Reenallagane. Ref: R101

The platform at Glenbeigh Railway Station looking east towards Killorglin

The platform at Glenbeigh Railway Station looking east towards Killorglin. Ref: R102