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3' Gauge Avonside 0-6-0T 'Nancy'

Discussion in 'Narrow Gauge Railways' started by andrewshimmin, Apr 21, 2011.

  1. MartinBall

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    Here's a still (taken, I think, by C&L member Philip Bedford).
     

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    And some more .... :)
     

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    Thanks for these, revisit required.
     
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    Now that does look good. I hope to be over in mid September to have a look.
     
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    Hi Ilvaporista - let Micheal Kennedy know you're coming over and he'll arrange for someone to be there. I could possibly come up from Cork at the same time (I'm also a Cambrian fan, btw!).
    Dromod is easy to get to from Dublin - 2 hours up the Sligo line from Connolly. If staying overnight, we recommend the Copper Still hotel (http://thecopperstill.ie/) whose owner is very supportive of the C&L. If you have a hire car, then it's possible to drive much of the route of the original C&L and its branch to Arigna.

    You can contact Micheal by going to the Avonside 'Nancy' Restoration Group page on Facebook, choose 'Members' and scroll down to Moderators. You can then send him a pm.
     
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    Thanks very much for the information and when I have plans finalised I will be in contact. The plan is to hire a car and tour round for a week. I have to go to see the family ancestry near Dublin.
     
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    Compare and contrast ....
     

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    The road up from Dublin is a pretty good one and Dromod itself is a fair sized town. The old C&L station building really is charming and Michael has a fascinating (and sizeable!) collection, by no means limited to the Irish NG.

    If the weather's good .... and it's your sort of thing, I'd also recommend you keep some time free for a boat trip on the Shannon from nearby Roosky.
     
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