A Story of Stations-The Architecture of Victoria’s Railways in the 19th Century

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A detailed history of the architects of railway stations and lines in Melbourne and regional Victoria between the 1850s to 1900); beginning with the private railway companies, then focusing on the work by architects within the Department of Railways Engineer-in-Chief’s branch.

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This is the story of the station buildings of the Victorian Railways, told for the first time as a comprehensive history. It begins in the 1850s when the colony’s first railways were opened by privately owned companies and follows the colourful story of station building by the Department up to the turn of the twentieth century.

Andrew Ward is a retired architect specialising in the study of historic buildings. He is the author of studies leading to the inclusion of many station buildings on the Victorian Heritage Register and has an intimate knowledge of railway architecture in this State.

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Weight 1.3 kg