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August 2018

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Manchester: Science & Industry Museum

Liverpool Rd. Thu 2 Aug 2018


 The Museum of Science & Industry is in the former LIverpool Road station and one of the ranges of goods warehouses

 opposite it is a fine Sunday School building

 A range of railway warehouse are a part of the museum


 and they call them the 1830 warehouse. This ensemble was the world's first railway station

 in the background is Manchester''s tallest building

 The station building and Liverpool Rd

 The 1830 warehouses


 The station continued further west into part of the former Granada Studios site

 One of the waiting rooms for the station - with stairs up to the platform

 The railway used to run towards Liverpool here

 The station platform



and a view from beside the station down Woolam Place with the closed Wilsons Commercial hotel

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