Constructing Rhode Station, 1958

Construction work at Rhode station began in 1958. The following photographs were taken of the construction crew, who were hard at work building the station’s massive cooling towers – obviously in the days before hard hats and site safety!

We are fortunate to have the names of some of the men involved on this project attached to the photograph below:

(L-R) front row: Pal Mooney; Tony Nolan; Thomas Curtis; Paddy Groome; Peter McNamee. Second row: M Glennon; D Hennessy; Jer McNamee; Bernie Smullen; Barney Tracy. Third row: Joe Connor; Christy Cleary; Jim Kenny; B Cleary; G Thompson; G McLoughlin. Fourth row: Tim Murphy; Tony Kilmurry. Back row: Joe McNamee; Jimmy Darby; Donal Glennon.

(L-R) Front row: Pal Mooney; Tony Nolan; Thomas Curtis; Paddy Groome; Peter McNamee. Second row: M Glennon; D Hennessy; Jer McNamee; Bernie Smullen; Barney Tracy. Third row: Joe Connor; Christy Cleary; Jim Kenny; B Cleary; G Thompson; G McLoughlin. Fourth row: Tim Murphy; Tony Kilmurry. Back row: Joe McNamee; Jimmy Darby; Donal Glennon.

4 Comments
  1. My Dad was 19 years old working there…..He was going out with my mum at the time and wrote her name on the very top of the 2nd tower…we were there watching the Day they came down …a very Emotional Day for Him…

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