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By Michael Meighan

initially opened in August 1879, important Station grew to become a Glasgow landmark and one in all Scotland's nice structures following a rebuild among 1901 and 1905 supervised via Caledonian Railway leader engineer Donald Matheson. The Edwardian price tag places of work and data development nonetheless live to tell the tale, as does the critical lodge, whereas the glass-walled bridge which consists of the station construction over Argyle road, often called the 'Hielenman's Umbrella', is among the iconic perspectives of the town. Generations of Glaswegians have used the station as a thoroughfare, whereas additionally taking in its hustle and bustle. one of the alterations skilled through Glasgow, it's been a superb reminder of the city's commercial and advertisement historical past. This nice construction has noticeable the increase of Glasgow's business age and has grown with it. It has additionally noticeable the decline in our industries yet has risen back in excellent glory, reflecting a new-found self belief within the humans of Glasgow.

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