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Central Station, interior General view of concourse

GW 1907

Description Central Station, interior General view of concourse

Date c. 1920

Collection A Brown and Company

Catalogue Number GW 1907

Category Photographs and Off-line Digital Images

Copies SC 367263

Scope and Content Interior of Central Station, Glasgow The Central Station was built for the Caledonian Railway Company by the Edinburgh engineers, Blyth and Cunningham and opened in 1879. The Glasgow and South Western Railway had refused to let the Caledonian use St Enoch Station. Between 1899-1906 the station was extended to 13 platforms. This is the passenger concourse as laid out by D Matheson, design engineer. It had a large timber indicator board and matching ticket offices, waiting rooms and restaurant. Part of the steel work was erected by the Motherwell Bridge and Engineering Company. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

External Reference 793


Collection Hierarchy - Item Level

Collection Level (551 4) A Brown and Company

Group Level (551 4/13) Glasgow

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