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    Default Why is there no real photos of the worlds first passanger station Crown Street??

    it does make sence such a historial building has no photos or remains at all!! just a few cartoon drawings look at manchester they kept their station from 1830!


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    I do not know.
    I did try to look for an image of it, only to be led right back to Yo!
    I did find this...

    http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/147297

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    So is Crown Street station one and the same as Edge Hill station? Crown Street itself is a bit further towards the city centre than Tunnel Road where Edge Hill station is situated. Edge Hill has recently been refurbished as an Arts project by a group called Metal. Have you contacted them to see if they've got old photos?

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    No, Crown Street Station was different from Edge-Hill Station.

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    Crown st station was abandoned in 1836 and turned into a rail goods yard. Before mass usuable portable photography came about.

    The world's first photo - the roof of farm buildings, 1826.



    First photo with a human in it, in Paris in 1838. It took 10 minutes to expose. The man on the bend having his shoes polished at 8 am.
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    The original Edge Hill Station was in the cutting just before the Wapping Tunnel. Abandoned in 1836 along with Crown St and move to where it is now. Two years before London had it first station.
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