Manchester Exchange Station: the train shed and platforms
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|Library Reference||ESP/RLI/49 (ES4278)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Railway architecture ; Railway stations ; Roofs ; Columns ; Iron|
NOTES: The station, located to the north of Manchester city centre, was built by the London and North Western Railway (LNWR) and opened in 1884. The station roof was severely damaged during the Manchester Blitz, Christmas 1940. The station closed in 1969 and the site used as a car park thereafter.
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