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King's Cross Station 1939.

Wolfgang Suschitzky

King's Cross Station 1939.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 27cm

Full image caption

King's Cross Station 1939. On the platform, a gentleman stands with a young child adjacent to an open door on the King's Cross to Aberdeen train.
King's Cross station is a major railway terminus opened in 1852. The station is located on the edge of Central London, in the Kings Cross district and within the London Borough of Camden .
King's Cross was originally designed and built as the London hub of the Great Northern Railway and terminus of the East Coast Main Line. It was designed by Lewis Cubitt and constructed in two years from 1851 to 1852, on the site of a former fever and smallpox hospital. The main part of the station, which today includes platforms 1 to 8, was opened on 14 October 1852

Image Details

1939 AD - 1939 AD
Image Number

© Family Suschitzky/Donat /Museum of London

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