Charles Fairburn

Charles Fairburn

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Charles Edward Fairburn was Chief Mechanical Engineer of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway. Born in Bradford in 1887, Fairburn won a scholarship to Brasenose College, Oxford University, in 1905, gaining first class honours and being the first graduate to graduate from Oxford's new Engineering School. He then served two years under the tutelage of Henry Fowler at the Midland Railway. In 1912 Fairburn joined the Siemens Dynamo Works of Stafford, as a researcher. Between 1913 and 1916 he was assistant to the Resident Engineer on the Shildon-Newport electrification of the North Eastern Railway, being responsible for the design of overhead line electrification equipment and electric locomotives.show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613569300X
  • 9786135693003