John G. Robinson

John G. Robinson

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John George Robinson CBE, (30 July 1856 - 7 December 1943) was chief mechanical engineer of the Great Central Railway from 1900 to 1922. Robinson was educated at the Chester Grammar School, and in 1872 commenced an engineering apprenticeship with the Great Western Railway at Swindon Works, as a pupil of Joseph Armstrong. In 1878 he became assistant to his father Matthew Robinson at Bristol, and in 1884 joined the Waterford and Limerick Railway (which became the Waterford, Limerick and Western Railway in 1896[1]) as their locomotive, carriage and wagon assistant superintendent. He was promoted to superintendent the following year.show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136629216
  • 9786136629216