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#360749 - 26th Oct 2009 8:58pm Black and White photographs of Woodside Station
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#360751 - 26th Oct 2009 9:03pm Re: Black and White photographs of Woodside Station [Re: purfek]
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#360765 - 26th Oct 2009 10:10pm Re: Black and White photographs of Woodside Station [Re: kimpri]
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Another view(inside)

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#360772 - 26th Oct 2009 10:45pm Re: Black and White photographs of Woodside Station [Re: ]
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Hard to imagine, considering the dump it is now.

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#360773 - 26th Oct 2009 10:46pm Re: Black and White photographs of Woodside Station [Re: ]
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Don't know why Liverpoolwiki should be including Woodside as one of their destroyed landmarks. Good pics though; pity they didn't take one of the front entrance!
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#360778 - 26th Oct 2009 11:02pm Re: Black and White photographs of Woodside Station [Re: chriskay]
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pity they didn't take one of the front entrance!


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#360779 - 26th Oct 2009 11:03pm Re: Black and White photographs of Woodside Station [Re: chriskay]
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The building in the photo was not part of the station. I seem to remember that it included a Post Office prior to demolition.
As the station was built a*** about t** the nice bits of architecture were on the far side from the bus station. What was intended to be the main entrance/booking office ended up as the parcels office. This had a hammerbeam roof which would put many churches to shame.It's a shame that the station didn't survive into the days of listed buildings, as it would probably still be with us.

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#360780 - 26th Oct 2009 11:26pm Re: Black and White photographs of Woodside Station [Re: 8HBob]
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The Post Office part is at the bottom where the vans are parked. The picture is from 'Railway Stations of Wirral'

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#360846 - 27th Oct 2009 10:26am Re: Black and White photographs of Woodside Station [Re: ]
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Just to complete the set from "Railway Stations of Wirral"



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#361431 - 28th Oct 2009 11:07pm Re: Black and White photographs of Woodside Station [Re: chriskay]
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I was at Crewe station today & the decorative brickwork there, in a mix of red & yellow brick is remarkably similar to Woodside. It's pretty dirty but would look magnificent if it were cleaned up.
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#807058 - 12th Jul 2013 2:44pm Re: Black and White photographs of Woodside Station [Re: chriskay]
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[quote=chriskay]I was at Crewe station today & the decorative brickwork there, in a mix of red & yellow brick is remarkably similar to Woodside. quote]

Built for the same railway company - the LNWR.

Although Birkenhead - Chester was a joint line between the GWR and LNWR - the LNWR has responsibility for the all the buildings and signalling, whilst the GWR maintained the track - hence the LNWR 'look' and similarity

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#807259 - 13th Jul 2013 11:51am Re: Black and White photographs of Woodside Station [Re: bigpete]
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Thanks for that, Pete; I hadn't made the connection but when you pointed it out, it was obvious.
Actually, Crewe station was built in 1837 for the Grand Junction Railway which became the LNWR in 1845, but I think the actual buildings date from later.
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#807705 - 15th Jul 2013 11:22am Re: Black and White photographs of Woodside Station [Re: chriskay]
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Thanks for that, Pete; I hadn't made the connection but when you pointed it out, it was obvious.
Actually, Crewe station was built in 1837 for the Grand Junction Railway which became the LNWR in 1845, but I think the actual buildings date from later.


They do indeed - Crewe had a number of successive enlargements - resulting in newer buildings in some case - when railways were booming and was once the largest junction in the world - plus Britains largest locomotive works.

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