Is this the forerunner of the 40 foot container that is so ubiquitous today? This giant cage protecting the new item of equipment for the “GPE” factory in Donegal must have been quite the marvel in 1979. Taken when industries were opening in rural Ireland, whereas they all appear to be closing down today, sadly!
Photographers: Denis Tynan 1923 - 2010
Collection: Tynan Photographic Collection
Date: 14 May 1979
NLI Ref: NPA TYN209
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Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
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