Atkin's Manual

Atkin's Manual

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...for and at the cost of the Government of Brazil, a system of Marconi Wireless Telegraphy from the terminus of the railway at Porto Velho to Manaos, where it connects by cable with Para, Europe and the rest of the world. The system has been leased with the railway to the Company and should add to its revenue. Accounts. No separate accounts of the Madeira-Mamore Railway Company have as yet been issued. DIRECTORS. PERCIVAL FAEQUHAR, Paris (President), President of the Brazil Railway Company; President of the Port of Para; Director of the Brazilian Traction, Light and Power Company, Limited; VicePresident of the Compagnie Francaise du Port de Rio Grande do Sul. E. QUELLENNEC, Paris, Consulting Engineer to the Suez Canal; Director of the Brazil Railway Company; President of the Societe Generale de Construction du Port de Rio Grande do Sul. CARLOS SAMPAIO, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Director of the Sorocabana Railway Company; Director of the Sao Paulo-Rio Grande Railway Company. E. CHAUVY, Paris, Vice-President of the Brazil Railway Company. DR. A. DE LAVANDEYRA, Para. S. D. BROWN, Paris. J. G. FORBES. London Manager: B. H. BINDER. PORT OF PARA. The business of the Port of Para, at the mouth of the Amazon, will be greatly augmented by the traffic which the building of the Madeira-Mamore Railway should create, and the Port Company will largely benefit by the success of the railway, owing to its having acquired 50 % of the Common Share Capital of the Madeira-Mamore Railway Company (the Preferred Shares of the Madeira-Mamore Railway Company are only entitled to the profits of construction of the railway, and have no participation in the lease or the operation of the railway thereunder). The Port of Para Preferred Shares participate equally in any...show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236758293
  • 9781236758293