Abandoned Train Station

In Killeagh, East Cork, there’s an abandoned train station from I don’t know how long ago. According to Wikidepia it’s unlikely that the station will be restored because there isn’t enough demand. The Cork-Midleton line will however open by 2008.
While researching this post I found out that the town of Killeagh was an important place in the Fenian Rising of 1867!


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    Micki April 18, 2006

    Love this shot! Very well composed.

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    Lyriann April 18, 2006

    What a beautiful scene…

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    Paxton Prints April 19, 2006

    Nicely done. Great perspective.

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    John April 22, 2006

    Nice shot

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    T J Khamas April 23, 2006

    Hi Donncha,
    I had the pleasure of meeting you in park at the Grand Parade on Saturday. I enjoyed your photos & will keep an eye on this site to look for your future works. best regards
    T J Khamas

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    Neil December 7, 2006

    I like the composition. Without researching the station I would say one of the earliest stations. The moldings on masonry work are very similar to a station here in Mexico that has been declared “Heritage (Patromony) of Humanity”.

    The secret to conservation lies in finding a “practical use” that preserves history for present and future generations, while providing a social benefit (monetary, social or historic value) that outways the costs of restauration.

    Thank you for sharing this piece of history.

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