Railway Station, Middlesbrough

Postmarked 1906, this postcard view of the railway station shows the roads with horse-drawn hackney cabs and pedestrians. How much quieter than the present junction. The prominent Statue of John Vaughan ’Iron Master’, was moved to Victoria Square in 1904. The overall arched roof being destroyed by the Luftwaffe during the Second World War. The corner of the lower floor area of the building; 8 Exchange Place was formerly Winterschladen’s Wine & Spirits shop. It presently operates as ”The Corner House” a cocktail bar and entertainment venue.
Image courtesy of Kim Whaley.

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