1999.129.1

Black and white photograph of Balephetrish pier.

Balephetrish pier constructed during WWII so that barges could unload materials for the aerodrome.

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Object Details

Other Number: E70

Balephetrish pier around 1940

No longer present, the pier was constructed during WWII so that barges could unload building materials for the RAF aerodrome. It may also have been built as an experiment to see whether a pier built on soft sand could withstand the sea conditions. The answer: it couldn`t.
Normal Location: Photograph Shelves: photographs – E1-99
Current Location: normal location

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