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15 November 2011

1862 – Railway Station, Portadown, Co. Armagh

Architect: John MacNeill John MacNeill’s masterpiece, a long polychromuc brick station with the stately air of a great house. Demolished and replaced in the 1960s, the site is still derelict, the great piers...

23 April 2011

1847 – Railway Station, Monasterevin, Co. Kildare

Architect: Sancton Wood Fine picturesque railway station for the Great Southern by Sancton Wood. Wood designed many of the stations on the line below Kildare and before Limerick.

13 April 2011

1862 – Railway Station, Ballymote, Co. Sligo

Architect: George Wilkinson A variant of Wilkinson’s standard design along this line, Ballymote opened on 3 December 1862.

13 April 2011

1862 – Railway Station, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim

Architect: George Wilkinson Similar in design to Dromod Station on the same line by the same architect, this is a fine solid Victorian railway station, devoid of the architectural frivolities of stations on...

07 February 2011

1890 – Grand Central Station, Chicago

Architect: Solon S. Beman Grand Central Station was designed by architect Solon Spencer Beman for the Wisconsin Central Railroad, and was completed by the Chicago and Northern Pacific Railroad. Grand Central Station was...

24 January 2011

1895 – T.H. & B Station, Hamilton, Ontario

Architect: William Stewart Station belonging to the Toronto, Hamilton and Buffalo Railway Company that existed from 1892 through 1987 as a separate railway serving the Hamilton, Ontario area. Interestingly, although based in Hamilton,...

04 October 2010

1905 – Redesign of Kings Cross Station, London

Architect: A.C. Dickie A 1905 scheme for the treatment of Kings Cross Station facade as a decorative design in marble. Published in The Builder, January 7th 1905.

23 September 2010

1846 – Connolly Station, Amiens Street, Dublin

Architect: William Deane Butler & Iarnr√≥d √Čireann Architects Originally constructed for the Drogheda and Dublin Railway Company, this was the first of the four major Dublin Railway termini to be constructed. Still in...

29 June 2010

1911 – Union Station, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Warren & Wetmore Of the many railway buildings in Winnipeg, the crowning glory is Union Station which closes the vista down Broadway with its imposing bulk and dome. The building was intended...