Things change and this is very good visible on photos made in the past. Train stations in Ireland are good example of it.

1 Ireland Train Stations in Past and Present

Ranelagh & Rathmines Station with diesel train arriving from Harcourt Street in 1958. And tram arrives at the same spot in 2004 at the now ‘Cowper’ tram stop. (C) Micheal Costaloe

2 Ireland Train Stations in Past and Present

Derailment at Kilfree Junction, 1955 & 2006.

3 Ireland Train Stations in Past and Present

Carrickmines Station, in 1955 and 2009, now preparing for itself for the Luas, south Co.Dublin.

4 Ireland Train Stations in Past and Present

Great Northern Railway tram crosses over the main road into Howth, north Co. Dublin, with a service from the Summit in 1958 and the same location in 2009.

5 Ireland Train Stations in Past and Present

Liffey Quays at North Wall.

6 Ireland Train Stations in Past and Present

Hatch Street, rear of Harcourt Street station, Dublin City.

7 Ireland Train Stations in Past and Present

Killiney Station, south Co.Dublin, showing an earlier form of suburban traction in 1955.
Credit: eiretrains.com