It has been brought to our attention that today is International Level Crossing Awareness Day! This is an important day to raise awareness of the dangers of level crossings as many people lose their lives each year on such crossings. These are terrible tragedies that could be avoided by proper respect and care when crossing railway lines.
is the link to the ILCAD website should you want any further information.
is another and more suitable shot of a level crossing but we did not have time to get it in format to load it!
The shot above is of Mt Brandon in the distance behind the level crossing!
Photographer: James P. O'Dea
Collection: James P. O'Dea
Date: October 11 1967
NLI Ref.: ODEA 51/12
You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie
Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Source: Flickr Commons