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31 December 2009

1887 – Cavan & Leitrim Railway Station, Dromod, Co. Leitrim

Architect: Board of Works A modest station on the local narrow guage railway, this is a fine little Victorian station with attached stationmaster’s house. Originally the Cavan, Leitrim and Roscommon Light Railway and...

30 December 2009

1850 – Railway Station, Sligo, Co. Sligo

Architect: John Skipton Mulvany Built in the early 1850s by John Skipton Mulvany, the architect of the sublime Broadstone station in Dublin, the station was burned out during the Irish Civil War. This...

17 December 2009

1902 – Former Railway Station, Neepawa, Manitoba

Architect: R.B. Pratt The former Neepawa Station, was designed in 1902 by R. B. Pratt, a prominent Winnipeg architect. The most distinctive aspect of Pratt’s design is the pyramidal roofline with prominent gabled...

17 December 2009

1889 – Former Railway Station, Miami, Manitoba

No longer connected to the railway network, this is an early survivor of the Northern Pacific and Manitoba Railway. Used for many years by the Canadian Northern and the Canadian National Railways, it...

17 December 2009

1915 – Gare du Palais, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Harry Edward Prindle Built in the Chateau style to reflect the dominant Chateau Frontenac on the old town above the station, the real glory of the Gare du Palais is the entrance...

14 December 2009

1889 – Windsor Station, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Bruce Price / E. & W.S. Maxwell In 1887, Canadian Pacific, just after completing the country’s first transcontinental railway, began building Windsor Station. The company wished to have a suitably imposing station...

11 December 2009

1927 – Union Station, Toronto, Ontario

Architect: Ross, Macdonald, Jones & Lyle Designed in the Beaux-Arts style, it was the largest and most opulent station erected in Canada – the facade is more than 230 metres long. Its centre-piece...

10 December 2009

1912 – Government Conference Centre – Former Union Station, Ottawa, Ontario

Architect: Ross & MacFarlane The Government Conference Centre was originally constructed as Ottawa Union Station between 1909 and 1912 to the designs of architects Ross & MacFarlane, based on original plans by architect...

09 December 2009

1892 – Atocha Railway Station, Madrid

Architect: Alberto de Palacio Elissagne & Gustave Eiffel The station was Madrid’s first railway station. It was inaugurated on 9 February 1851 under the name Estación de Mediodía (South Station). After the building...