The train shed with the biggest single span ever built was that at the second Philadelphia Broad Street Station, built in 1891.
The earliest train sheds were wooden structures, often with unglazed openings to allow smoke and steam to escape.
Shortly followed by grannies, coming up the rear (ooh that's a bit rude!(781)-891-9325 On Saturday, October 1, 2016 the lock on the outer door to TCNE is being changed!After this date, a new key will be required to gain main door entry to TCNE!A train shed is a building adjacent to a station building where the tracks and platforms of a railway station are covered by a roof. The first train shed was built in 1830 at Liverpool's Crown Street Station.The biggest train sheds were often built as an arch of glass and iron, while the smaller were built as normal pitched roofs.The oldest part of Bristol Temple Meads is a particularly fine – and large – example, designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel with mock-hammerbeam roof.