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Queen Street Station, West George Street, Glasgow: the High Level train shed

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Carsewell, James
NOTES: The High Level train shed roof was designed by James Carsewell (1878-1880).

Central Station, Manchester: the wrought-iron single-span arched roof train shed

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Fowler, Sir John (1817-1898)
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.

Paddington Station, London: the main train shed

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Brunel, Isambard Kingdom (1806-1859)
NOTES: Isambard Kingdom Brunel, engineer of the Great Western Railway, designed this London terminus for the railway company with the assistance of the architect, Sir Matthew Digby Wyatt.

Paddington Station, London: Hawksworth 9418 locomotive on platform 5

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Brunel, Isambard Kingdom (1806-1859)
NOTES: Isambard Kingdom Brunel, engineer of the Great Western Railway, designed this London terminus for the railway company with the assistance of the architect, Sir Matthew Digby Wyatt.

Railway Locomotive Testing Station, Rugby: Class A4, 60007, 'Sir Nigel Gresey' on the rolling road ready for the opening of the station

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NOTES: An idea of Sir Nigel Gresey, Chief Mechanical Engineer of LNER (London North Eastern Railway), building on this station began in 1936 as a joint project between LNER and LMS (London Midland Railway). Work was suspended during World War II, and the station finally opened in October 1948 under British Railways. Testing of steam locomotives continued until 1959 but the station did not officially close until 1970. The building was demolished in 1984.

Yarm viaduct near Stockton-on-Tees, North Yorkshire

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Grainger, Thomas (1794-1852)
NOTES: This arched brick and stone viaduct was built in 1848-1852 to extend the Leeds Northern railway line across the Tees to Stockton and the Durham coalfields. It was designed by Thomas Grainger, engineer for the Leeds Northern Railway.

Rush hour travel in London - a deserted platform at Waterloo Station at 09:17

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NOTES: This is one of the images taken for 'Manplan 2: Society is its contacts (travel and communication)' in Architectural Review, vol. 146, 1969 Oct.

Diesel shunting locomotive, Rugeley A Power Station, Staffordshire

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NOTES: The first of the two coal-fired power stations on this site, Rugeley A, was commissioned in 1963. By 1995 all five of its generating units were decommissioned and the station was demolished in 1995. Rugeley B was completed in 1972 to work with the Station A. This is one of the images taken for 'Manplan 2: Society is its contacts (travel and communication)' in Architectural Review, vol. 146, 1969 Oct.

Cooling towers beside railway sidings at Rugeley A Power Station, Staffordshire

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NOTES: The first of the two coal-fired power stations on this site, Rugeley A, was commissioned in 1963. By 1995 all five of its generating units were decommissioned and the station was demolished in 1995. Rugeley B was completed in 1972 to work with the Station A. This is one of the images taken for 'Manplan 2: Society is its contacts (travel and communication)' in Architectural Review, vol. 146, 1969 Oct.
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