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30 September 2009

1898 – Canadian Pacific Railway Station, Vancouver, British Columbia

Architect: E. & W.S. Maxwell The second CPR station in Vancouver, and unlike the current classical-styled Waterfront Station was built in “railway gothic” like the CPR’s railway hotels. Sited on the waterfront on...

30 September 2009

1860 – Former Great Northern Railway Station, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Sir John MacNeill The Railway Station possibly designed by Sir John MacNeill on a more modest scale than his masterwork at Portadown with some later adaptations by William G. Murray. A long...

29 September 2009

1859 – Former Great Northern Railway Station, Glaslough, Co. Monaghan

Now disused and boarded up, this stone Railway Station still has its platforms intact. Some railways sheds on the property have been converted to other uses. The building like many of the larger...

22 September 2009

1906 – Great Northern Depot, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Samuel Bartlett When this building was constructed in 1906, it was on the northern outskirts of the city, now it is firmly downtown. Designed in a Richardon Romanesque style, the building has...

22 September 2009

1900 – Northern Pacific Railroad Depot, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Cass Gilbert The Northern Pacific was the first major railroad to go through Fargo, and the only mainline through the city. The line of the Great Northern Railroad was a spur from...

21 September 2009

1913 – Grand Central Station, New York

Architects: Reed & Stern, Warren & Wetmore Grand Central Terminal was designed by the architectural firms of Reed and Stern and Warren and Wetmore, who entered an agreement to act as the associated...

15 September 2009

1893 – Penn Station, Pittsburgh

Architect: D.H. Burnham & Company Pittsburgh’s central train station, built in 1893, was designed by Daniel Burnham, a Chicago architect who also designed New York’s iconic Flatiron building. The Rotunda is the highlight...

01 September 2009

1881 – The Exchange Station, Liverpool, Lancashire

Architect: Thomas Mitchell Third Premiated Design for The Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Company. The directors of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway selected the following designs – 1st, £750, Mr. John West, 4, South-parade,...

04 August 2009

1872 – Boston & Lowell Passenger Station, Boston

Architect: L. Newcombe & Son Published in The Builder, September 14th 1872.