1940s

Construction of industrial railway

Type: Equipment
Section 22 of the Turf Development Act 1946 gave specific powers to Bord na Mona to “construct such works (including works interfering with public...

Dragline/Shovel Excavator

Type: Equipment
Types 3/8 CU.YD. (.287 CU.Metres) and 5/8 CU.YD. (.478 CU.Metres) These machines excavate the main outfalls for the bog drainage system in the...

Diesel Locomotive

Type: Equipment
Type 40 and 48HP These are general purpose locomotives of standard manufacture; the smaller unit is used for shunting and bog service, while the...

Early Locomotives

Type: Equipment
Early records show that the company once operated 340 diesel locomotives, with 5,300 specially developed wagons which ranged in size from 4 to 32...

Ditching Attachment - Milled Peat

Type: Equipment
Type Disc The purpose of this attachment is to cut the drains separating the milled peat fields in development bogs and deepen existing drains in...

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