Station wall with beam supporting the train shed
Designer: William Henry Barlow
Builders: Butterley Company
St. Pancras Station, London
Note the iron tracery that fills the gap between the curved upper surface of the beam and the station's interior wall: even the engineering elements include embellishment.
"The roof is supported at ground-floor level by 690 cast-iron columns" ["www.touruk.co.uk"].
Photograph and text by George P. Landow
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