Photographic & Diagram Archives (Updated)

The IRRS Flickr Photo-archive has been augmented with a further 1,400 digitised pictures and drawings from the Society’s Collection; featuring the photographs by Colin Weatherup, Herbert Sharman, John A and R Powell, John O’Meara, Jonathan F Condell and Walter McGrath, as well as 260 Track Signalling Diagrams. Samples of collections below:

CIE 121 Class locomotives 131+124, Waterford, June 1998. [Photo © Jonathan F Condell – IRRS Archive]
County Donegal Railway railcar 12, Stranorlar, August 1959. [Photo © A John Powell – IRRS Archive]
CIÉ J15 Class locomotive No. 157, Bagenalstown turntable, July 1954. [Photo © John O’Meara – IRRS Archive]
Track Signalling Diagram; Dromkeen, May 1904. [Diagram © IRRS Archive]
The above collections were digitised and processed by the Society’s Hon Photographic Archivist, Ciarán Cooney. Please click the collections below to access the images (please note: Members must be logged into Flickr);

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