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- About thirty five years ago a single engine left Tralee for Dingle on a trial run. A driver named Dunne and a fireman named Counihan were in the engine. As the engine was going towards Lispole it got out of control and it dashed along at great speed. They found no means of stopping the engine and the driver jumped out into a bog hole on the side of the railway.The engine continued on until it came to the "Horse shoe" bridge as Lispole. It left the rails and fell into the river. It rolled three times inside in the river and then came on the wheels. Nothing happened to the fireman. The two got compensation from the Railway Company. Then the fireman went to Australia and the driver continued driving.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.