Last additions - Railway Protection, Repair and Maintenance Corps, Salvage Corps (1922-1924)
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The Salvage Corps at Tallaght Aerodrome.880 viewsGlass plate negative showing the Salvage Corps unloading salvage from a truck from inside one of the hangars at Tallaght Aerodrome. For more information see an article titled "The Salvage Corps", An tÓglách, Volume 6, No 1 (New Series),5th May 1923, pages 3 - 6.Jun 25, 2014
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The Salvage Corps dismantling a British Rest Camp.622 viewsGlass plate negative showing men of the Salvage Corps demolishing a British Army Rest Camp near the London and North Western Hotel, North Wall in Dublin, sometime in 1923. Jun 25, 2014
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The Salvage Corps unloading materials.475 viewsGlass plate negative showing soldiers of the Salvage Corps unloading material salvaged from British Camps which were located in the Wicklow Mountains. Photograph taken at Clondalkin Railway Station sometime between 1922-1923.Jun 25, 2014
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RPRMC Disbandment Parade529 viewsGlass plate negative showing General Mulcahy and Major Russell, O/C RPRMC, inspection the soldiers of the RPRMC at their Disbandment parade sometime in 1924.Jun 24, 2014
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RPRMC Disbandment Parade625 viewsGlass plate negative showing General Mulcahy and General McMahon receiving the National flag and unit Colours at the Disbandment Parade for the RPRMC.Jun 24, 2014
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RPRMC Disbandment Parade.737 viewsGeneral Mulcahy on the review stand saluting as the RPRMC march past at the Disbandment parade in 1924.Jun 24, 2014
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The Salvage Corps inside a hanger in Tallaght Aerodrome.502 viewsGlass plate negative showing soldiers from the Salvage Corps placing salvaged materials inside a hangar at Tallaght Aerodrome. For more information see an article titled "The Salvage Corps" An tÓglách, Volume 6, No 1 (New Series) 5th May 1923, pages 3 - 6.Jun 24, 2014
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The Salvage Corps demolishing a British Army rest camp.753 viewsGlass plate negative showing soldiers of the Salvage Corps demolishing a British Army Rest Camp near the London and North Western Hotel in North Wall, Dublin. For more information see an article titled "The Salvage Corps" in An tÓglách, Volume 6, No 1 (New Series) 5th May 1923, pages 3 - 6.Jun 24, 2014
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A repair train preparing to leave Cork City.734 viewsGlass plate negative showing two soldiers from the RPRMC preparing to leave Cork City. Taken sometime between 1922 and 1924Jun 24, 2014
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"Old Lime Pit" lookout post in the south of Ireland.621 viewsGlass plate negative showing an "Old Lime Pit" at Rathduff in County Cork. This was a sentry position overlooking a double railway. Six soldiers with Lee Enfield Rifles can be seen providing over-watch security for the train crossing the bridge at their location. An Officer can be seen overlooking the sentries ensuring they are providing adequate over-watch.For more information see An tÓglách Volume 1 No 5 (new Series) 21st April 1923.Jun 24, 2014
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Repairing the Douglas Viaduct, Cork.731 viewsGlass plate negative showing soldiers from the Railway Protection, Repair and Maintenance Corps repairing the Douglas Viaduct in Cork that was damaged during the Civil War. For more information see An tOglach Vol 1 No 5 (new Series) 21st April 1923.Jun 24, 2014
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Repairing a damaged railway.542 viewsGlass plate negative showing soldiers from the Railway Protection, Repair and Maintenance Corps repairing the Douglas Viaduct railway bridge in Cork which was damaged during the Civil War.For more information see An tOglach Volume 1 No 5 (new Series) 21 April 1923.Jun 24, 2014
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An armoured train.563 viewsGlass plate negative showing a flat wagon with an armoured protective housing, a 0-6-0 steam locomotive and a six wheeled brake wagon.Jun 24, 2014
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Field Kitchen on the Railway line.518 viewsGlass plate negative showing a field kitchen on the railway line. A soldier from the Railway Protection, Repair and Maintenance Corps can be seen preparing a meal for the troops. This glass plate negative was used in the April 1923 An tÓglac, Volume 1 publication.Jun 24, 2014
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Guarding the Railways 686 viewsGlass plate negative showing soldiers from the Railway Protection, Repair and Maintenance Corps (RPRMC) constructing a protected dugout trench using sandbags and shovels, beside a railway line. These soldiers are being supervised by an armed Officer carrying a pistol.Jun 24, 2014
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