Carl Ritter Von Ghega

Carl Ritter Von Ghega

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Carl Ritter von Ghega or Karl von Ghega was the designer of the Semmering Railway from Gloggnitz to M rzzuschlag. Born in Venice as Carlo Ghega in an Albanian family, he studied in Padua, where he took the examination for doctor of mathematics at the age of 18. He began his engineering career with road and hydraulic engineering in Venice. Among other things he contributed to the building of the road over Cortina d'Ampezzo to Toblach. From 1836 to 1840 he was a construction supervisor for the railway track from Brno to B eclav, the so called Emperor Ferdinand North Railway. During this time, in 1836 and 37 he studied also the railways in England and other European countries. In 1842, entrusted with the entire planning of the future state railway, he made a study trip to North America.show more

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  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 213g
  • CIV
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135689134
  • 9786135689136