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Frederick Henry Trevithick

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1872. Steam Excavating Machinery.
1872. Steam Excavating Machinery.
1872. Steam Excavating Machinery.

Frederick Henry Trevithick (1816-1902). Locomotive Superintendent of the Grand Trunk Railway of Canada

1816 Born, the son of Richard Trevithick.

1840 Married Maria Garland

1851 Living at 2 Crownfield Place, Stratford, West Ham (age 34 and born at Penzance), Engineer. Living with wife Maria (age 36 and born London) and children Maria (age 9), Frederick (age 7) and James G. (age 4). Plus a servant [1]

Became locomotive and carriage superintendent of the Grand Trunk Railway, Canada

1864 Constructed the floating steam bridge between Portsmouth and Gosport

1902 Died at Paignton in his 86th year

1902 Obituary.[2]

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