Rural electrification of Rathowen, Co Westmeath in 1956

Area: Rathowen
Started: September 1954
Finished: January 1956
Poles used: 885
Line used (km): 72
Premises connected: 207

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The figures above were sourced from our REO News magazine. Click here to find out more on what the figures mean. The map above shows the area boundary and is from a digitised version of the original map used during the scheme.

The REO News from April 1956 tells us that Rathowen is cattle countryRathowen-REO-News--Apr-19560020

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