Old CIE Trains

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Re: Old CIE Trains

Post by grammer » Tue Feb 21, 2012 1:03 am

Ahhhhemmmm
anyway Budgie thanks again for that link
keep those photos coming
Yeh keeper was'nt thers something special in standing on the bridges be it Killiney -Glenageary or Dun laoghaire station
being lifted up and and getting a good lungfull of steam and smuts :D :D :D
and being on a picnic on Killiney beach and watching out for the trains as they puffed and chugged their way from Dalkey towards Bray and the drivers always tooted their whistles befor they entered Killiney station -or even better we might be lucky and see a goods train with millions :D of wagans passing through without stopping --
ahhhhhh jaaaaaazzzz they were great days :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: Old CIE Trains

Post by Gulliver » Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:32 am

Just been down looking around the back of Dun Laoghaire station (Mallin). In many steam trains the engine had to be at the front of the train, and facing forward, and so a turntable was required at every place where a journey terminated. If you look at the wall which faces the Stena building, there is a section of it which has been replaced and is not victorian. My understanding is that this is where the turntable of Dun Laoghaire was.
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Re: Old CIE Trains

Post by Rocker » Tue Feb 21, 2012 2:45 pm

Gulliver,
That is correct. I have access to a railway historian and just checked with him.
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Re: Old CIE Trains

Post by johndle » Tue Feb 21, 2012 3:58 pm

Well Done Budgie
Fabulous Pics


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Re: Old CIE Trains

Post by farmboy » Tue Feb 21, 2012 8:08 pm

Some really great shots there budgie, love the interior ones, they look so comfy compared to the modern ones and the ones out beyond Bray head are massive too. I wont infringe on this thread as its cie trains and the ones I have are taken from the transalpine train in New Zealand. I,ll open a new thread and put that small bit of footage I took in there as well. 8-)
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Re: Old CIE Trains

Post by budgie » Tue Feb 21, 2012 8:37 pm

farmboy
glad you like them,thanks. :)

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Re: Old CIE Trains

Post by Strum » Tue Feb 21, 2012 8:38 pm

I'm confused with this photobucket site. All those links look the same, same folder etc but the bottom ones are broken or telling me no pic available. Maybe it's my browser. Anybody else?

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Re: Old CIE Trains

Post by farmboy » Tue Feb 21, 2012 8:40 pm

Not me Strum, I can see them all fine.
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Re: Old CIE Trains

Post by Strum » Tue Feb 21, 2012 8:42 pm

Umm weird...this is what I'm getting...


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Re: Old CIE Trains

Post by Strum » Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:48 pm

I'm a frayed knot Budgie. Not for me anyway.


Ok this post is getting a bit messy and it's photobucket again. Remember all the photos you lost with them in the past Farmboy? :o

I suggest everybody use Imageshack from now on because photobucket was never reliable. Ok for storing photos online but not for forums.

Here's how to post photos to this forum. Might be an idea to register first.

http://www.dunlaoghairecounty.ie/viewto ... f=10&t=580

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Re: Old CIE Trains

Post by keeper » Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:01 pm

Same for me Strum !! just photobucket jpeg etc, no piccies, you are not alone !!!
Sorry Budgie, got the first lot ok, just noticed first lot are gone now, all deleted.

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Re: Old CIE Trains

Post by Strum » Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:09 pm

I'll try and fix the links....hang on...

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Re: Old CIE Trains

Post by Holla » Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:12 pm

keeper wrote:Same for me Strum !! just photobucket jpeg etc, no piccies, you are not alone !!!
Sorry Budgie, got the first lot ok, just noticed first lot are gone now, all deleted.

me too :?

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Re: Old CIE Trains

Post by Strum » Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:14 pm

Umm did a lot of coding with the links and nothing? (below)
Did you delete a folder from photobucket Budgie?



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Re: Old CIE Trains

Post by keeper » Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:17 pm

Still not happening Strum !! glad you are fixing it, it would wreck my head !! Admin chappies are geniuses in my books :? :?

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Re: Old CIE Trains

Post by Enviro500 » Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:24 pm

Strum wrote:I'm confused with this photobucket site. All those links look the same, same folder etc but the bottom ones are broken or telling me no pic available. Maybe it's my browser. Anybody else?
Same problem here Strum.. I cnnot pick up this lot too !!!
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Re: Old CIE Trains

Post by Denis Cromie » Wed Feb 22, 2012 3:24 pm

Same problem here. I got a message telling me I won a prize and it would not let me get back to the topic. I had to exit the site to get rid of it. :twisted:

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Re: Old CIE Trains

Post by Strum » Wed Feb 22, 2012 4:15 pm

Ok folks. This topic is fooked I'm afraid Budgie. Please all use imageshack for the forum. Sorry about that.

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Re: Old CIE Trains

Post by farmboy » Wed Feb 22, 2012 8:22 pm

Strum wrote:I'm a frayed knot Budgie. Not for me anyway.


Ok this post is getting a bit messy and it's photobucket again. Remember all the photos you lost with them in the past Farmboy? :o

I suggest everybody use Imageshack from now on because photobucket was never reliable. Ok for storing photos online but not for forums.

Here's how to post photos to this forum. Might be an idea to register first.

http://www.dunlaoghairecounty.ie/viewto ... f=10&t=580
Indeed I do remember Strum, I was able to see all budgie,s pics for some reason yesterday but not now. If I,d known I would have saved them and reposted them for him but sure you,d need a crystal ball sometimes. :roll: :| :?
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Re: Old CIE Trains

Post by Strum » Wed Feb 22, 2012 10:13 pm

With imageshack you can upload photos without an account, same with photobucket, problem is that they are not saved anywhere online.
What I mean is imageshack saves them but photobucket doesn't. Photobucket will only HOST them for a while then delete them. Make an account first then they are saved permanently online.

That make the slightest bit sense to ye? :D

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Re: Old CIE Trains

Post by Micheál » Thu Nov 21, 2013 12:59 am

Saw this on a really good Facebook page Dublin Monto's Memories Rashers

- lots of other Dun Laoghaire material there too -

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid ... =1&theater

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Sorry dont know how to display Basefook images (& dont want to learn)

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Re: Old CIE Trains

Post by Rocker » Thu Nov 21, 2013 9:46 am

Micheál,

What a find...must have been a special day as there are all grades of staff there and very shiny shoes and hat/caps. Must see if HID can get some idea of date,

Can't take my eyes of a tall guy 2nd from left in the back row...he remind me so much of that Green Party self opinionated Eamonn something or other...always banging on about wind energy etc.
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Re: Old CIE Trains

Post by Rocker » Sat Jul 12, 2014 6:29 pm

Someone just sent me this link to a novel idea in Moscow. Do 30 squats and get a free ticket.

http://www.trueactivist.com/gab_gallery ... s-payment/
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