Louis Adolf G Lsdorf

Louis Adolf G Lsdorf

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Louis Adolf G lsdorf was an Austrian engineer and locomotive designer. He was the father of Karl G lsdorf. Louis Adolf G lsdorf was born in Plaue, Austria, on 16 February 1837 and educated in Chemnitz and Dresden in neighbouring Germany at various technical schools before taking up technical work for the Leipzig-Dresden Railway. In 1860 he became a mechanical engineer with the Lokomotivfabrik der StEG in Vienna, but moved in 1861 to the Austrian Southern Railway, the S dbahn, where he soon took on a leading role in the locomotive design office. From 1885 to 1908 he was the chief mechanical engineer of the S dbahn. In addition to his own locomotive designs, he developed the so-called Gep cklokomotive with Anton Elbel, an economical type of locomotive with its own luggage compartment that was deployed on several Austro-Hungarian railways.show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
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  • 6135698850
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