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Manchester Exchange Station: the train shed and platforms

RIBA Ref No RIBA15979
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityManchester
Subject Date1884
Image Date1957
ViewInterior
StyleVictorian
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/RLI/49 (ES4278)
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditEdwin Smith / RIBA Collections
SubjectRailway 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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