Railway Depots, Stations & Terminals by Brian SolomonRailway Depots, Stations & Terminals by Brian Solomon

Railway Depots, Stations & Terminals

byBrian Solomon

Hardcover | October 1, 2015

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From the railway's beginnings, the station building, itself, had civic importance greater than ordinary structures. Let historian Brian Solomon show you how beautifully it filled that role.

Railway Depots, Stations & Terminals is a unique book about some of the finest, most interesting, and most famous railway stations. Contemporary photographs, historic images, and postcard views provide an in-depth look at the architectural gems that dot the railroad landscape.

The railway station has a special role in people's lives. Stations have served as the gateway to the world's great cities and the point of contact for remote towns. The inherent nature of the station is different from that of other buildings; it is an entrance, an exit, a place to rest, and a stop along the way. It can be the first thing a traveler sees and the last memory of a favorite city. Facing both the street and the tracks, the station is naturally a point of departure and a face of the city it serves.

Brian Solomon, one of today's most accomplished railway historians, leads you through a one-of-a-kind exploration of the history and architecture of depots, stations, and terminals.

Brian Solomon is one of today's most accomplished railway historians. He has authored more than thirty books about railroads and locomotive power, and his writing and photography have been featured in the world's top rail publications, including Trains, Railway Age, Passenger Train Journal, and RailNews. He divides his time between Mas...
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Title:Railway Depots, Stations & TerminalsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:176 pages, 11.38 × 9 × 0.75 inPublished:October 1, 2015Publisher:Voyageur PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0760348901

ISBN - 13:9780760348901

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"If you are looking for a subject on railroad terminals or simply have an interest in architecture, Railway Depots, Stations & Terminals is a great read." - American-Rails.com