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(New page: 1816-1889. Born at Bedlington. Locomotive Engineer and Manager Best-known works - * Locomotive Assistant to Isambard Kingdom Brunel at GWR from 1837-64 * Lai...)
 
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* Laid out the original [[Swindon Works]]
 
* Laid out the original [[Swindon Works]]
 
* Designed locomotives [[Firefly 1840]], [[Great Western 1846]] and heavy 4-4-0ST design for use west of Exeter.
 
* Designed locomotives [[Firefly 1840]], [[Great Western 1846]] and heavy 4-4-0ST design for use west of Exeter.
* Left GWR in 1864 to supervise laying of Atlantic cable but returned the next year as Chairman until his death
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* Left GWR in 1864 to supervise laying of Atlantic cable but returned the next year as Chairman until his death<ref>[[Chris de Winter Hebron]], 50 Famous Railwaymen, 2005</ref>
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Revision as of 15:24, 3 March 2007

1816-1889. Born at Bedlington. Locomotive Engineer and Manager

Best-known works -

Notes

  1. Chris de Winter Hebron, 50 Famous Railwaymen, 2005