Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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  • ...roblem of a total elevation change of more than 900 feet, a system of water-driven inclined planes was introduced.
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  • James Brindley (1745-1820), American canal engineer, and nephew of James Brindley ...king life engaged in canal work in the USA. He worked on most of the early canals constructed in the America in the eighteenth century.
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  • The Erie Canal is a canal in New York that is part of the east-west, cross-state route of the New York State Canal System (formerly known as the New Yo ...t for a few hours before his work on the Canal. Canvass White was a 27-year-old amateur engineer who persuaded Clinton to let him go to Britain at his o
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  • Panhard-Levassor. British and French Train Services in 1901, (No. II) - By Charles Rous-Marten, p 187.
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  • ...May 1764 in Fulneck, a village near Leeds, Yorkshire, and the earliest self-contained Moravian settlement in the country. He was the second son of Benja ...er John Smeaton, builder of the Eddystone Lighthouse and of the ill-fated Hexham Bridge. While in Smeatons office he worked on improvements
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  • Colonel Walter Katte (Katté) (1830-1917) was a British-born American civil engineer. ...vember 1830. He graduated from Kings College London. He emigrated to the USA in 1849, and died in New York City on 4 March 1917.https://en.wikiped
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  • Alfred Wingate Craven (1810-1879), American railroad engineer Engineer-in-chief of the Schuylkill Valley railroad, and soon
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