Transport of generator, Limerick

Between 30—31 May 1933, a convoy carrying massive components of a generator bound for Ardnacrusha Power Station made its way through the streets of Limerick city, passing the well-known landmarks of King John’s Castle, and the Treaty Stone. Check out our gallery of rare transport imagery below.


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These images have been kindly donated to ESB Archives by author Michael McCarthy. His book on the Shannon Scheme, High Tension, can be downloaded free of charge here.