Photographs of the Carndonagh Line and station which opened in 1901 with regular departures to Derry. Images include photos of the first train arriving in 1901, railway workers, train ticket stubs and railway cottages.
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A map showing the extension of the Carndonagh Line.
Cardonagh Station c. 1901.
The first train arriving from Derry, July 1st, 1901.
Trains in transit through Buncrana carrying cement from Derry to Carndonagh.
The Carndonagh train at a maintenance stop, from the Lawrence Collection, c. 1901.
Baird's railway cottage, Glebe. These cottages were for the use of crossing-keepers at the halts along the lines.
The restored Carndonagh Station, 1992.
Diver's railway cottage, Tiernaleague.
A group of railway workers at the Carndonagh Station, early 1900s. Standing L-R: Joe Lynch, Owen Bradley, Bridge St. (guard); Daniel Doherty, Collon (porter); Johnny McIntyre, Bridge St.; Pat Lynch. Sitting L-R: Unknown (guard), Johnny Duffy (Station Master), Bob Mc Guinness (engine driver), (boy) Arthur Doherty, Malin Street.
More station staff, early 1900s.
A group of railway staff on the platform of the Carndonagh Station.
The last train load of turf leaving Carndonagh for Derry, 1926, following a decline in demand.
Johnny McIntyre, Packie Doherty (Rogie), John Houten (Collon), James Diver (Glebe), Barney Doherty (Lenamore), Mickey McCarron (Tiernaleague).
A third class railway ticket from Drumfries to Carndonagh, which 1s. 11d.
A notice of train times and ticket prices for the Inis Eoghain Feis, June 1934.
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