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Alan Price

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Alan Price (1867-1944 (in Australia)). B.A., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Civil and Mech. Engr.; City Engr., Maryborough, Queensland.

1867 Born son of late James Price, M.A.I., M.Inst.C.E. Ed. Trinity Coll., Dublin.

Training: Trinity Coll., Dublin, and under his father; Tech. Classes; John Abbot & Co., Ltd., Gateshead, etc. Medal, Natural Sc., T.C.D.; Hons., Mech. Eng.

Career: Erection Mourne Viaduct, Strabane, under late E. Manisty, M.Inst.C.E.; many Timber Beam Bridges, Riverina, N.S.W.; Flood Formations adjoining Murray River, N.S.W.; many Local Government Works in N.S.W. in connection with Road and Street Construction; Maryborough (Q. ), Deep Drainage Scheme; Inventor of Mech. Loader for Road Wagons and a special Excavating Scoop for Pipe Trench Work; in Australia, 1896, Principal Asst. W. F. How, M.Inst.C.E., M.I.M.E.; subsequently undertook Management of Eng. Agencies. For the past II years engaged as Certificated Local Govt. Engr.—lo in N.S.W. and the last as City Engr., Maryborough, Q., principal work in Maryborough being the furthering of the Deep Drainage Scheme. Publ.: " Pioneer Road Construction under Local Govt., N.S.W." (for Inst.C.E. ); various Papers on Road Construction, Inst. Local Govt. Engrs. of Australasia. Address: Town Hall, Maryborough, Queensland.

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