A fascinating late Victorian view of Brunel's London Paddington station before it was extended on the east side with a fourth roof span. The train is in platform 6 and the view is towards the buffer stops.
London. Westminster. Paddington Station. School boys with gas masks evacuated by train as bombing raids intensify. Life in London during The Blitz of World War II in 1939-40. 1940. photo by George Rodger
Paddington station, circa 1900. The mainline station, designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, was built with private funds and owned by the Great Western Railway. It included a hotel, the Great Western Royal (now the Hilton London Paddington)