Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Masterpieces of Architecture

Book - 1996
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Railroads transformed not just common means of transportation but cities, countries, and continents. Trains and their engines became emblems of a new era, as were the buildings which served as their departure points and destinations. This type of building presented an entirely new challenge for architects and engineers, for nothing like a railway station had ever been built, or needed, before. Not simply imposing examples of civic architecture, these structures also represent massive feats of engineering designed to enclose enormous spaces and accomodate thousands of travelers. This authoritative volume traces and celebrates the history and technical development of these hubs of t
Publisher: New York : Todtri, c1996.
ISBN: 9781880908631
1880908638
Characteristics: [80] p. :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,31 cm.

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