We missed the anniversary by two days but this magnificent steam traction engine would have been worth posting on Sunday had Morning Mary been awake! O'Dea describes it as "Showman's engine back from Stradbally Steam Rally" and it must have been one of the stars of the show there?
Photographer: James P. O'Dea
Collection:James P. O'Dea
Date: August 8th 1968
NLI Ref.: ODEA 59/1
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Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
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