Central Station, Manchester: the wrought-iron single-span arched roof train shed
|Architect/Designer||Fowler, Sir John (1817-1898)|
|Artist/Photographer||Galwey, Reginald Hugo de Burgh (1917-1971)|
|Library Reference||AP Box 204 Manchester (2)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Arches ; Railway stations ; Iron ; Trains|
NOTES: The station closed to passengers in 1969 and fell into a dilapidated state. Conversion on the abandoned building into an exhibition centre began in 1982. This opened in 1986 as the Greater Manchester Exhibition and Events Centre, or G-Mex.
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