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Robert Watson (engineer)

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Robert Watson (21 November 1822 – 7 April 1891, Minutes of the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volume 104, Issue 1891, pages 304–305 - Thomas Telford-ICE Virtual Library) was an English and Australian civil engineer. [1]

23 relations: Aberystwyth, Bacchus Marsh, Civil engineer, Dartington, Engineer, Geelong–Ballarat railway line, George Christian Darbyshire, Gulf of Carpentaria, Institution of Civil Engineers, Melbourne, North Devon Railway, North East railway line, Philosophical Institute of Victoria, Rail transport, Shrewsbury, South Devon and Tavistock Railway, Surveying, Thomas Higinbotham, Totnes, Victoria (Australia), Victorian Institute of Engineers, Victorian Railways, William Elsdon.

Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth (Mouth of the Ystwyth) is a historic market town, administrative centre, and holiday resort within Ceredigion, West Wales, often colloquially known as Aber.

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Bacchus Marsh

Bacchus Marsh is an urban centre and suburban locality in Victoria, Australia located approximately north west of the state capital Melbourne and west of Melton at a near equidistance to the major cities of Melbourne, Ballarat and Geelong.

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Civil engineer

A civil engineer is a person who practices civil engineering – the application of planning, designing, constructing, maintaining, and operating infrastructures while protecting the public and environmental health, as well as improving existing infrastructures that have been neglected.

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Dartington

Dartington is a village in Devon, England.

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Engineer

Engineers, as practitioners of engineering, are people who invent, design, analyze, build, and test machines, systems, structures and materials to fulfill objectives and requirements while considering the limitations imposed by practicality, regulation, safety, and cost.

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Geelong–Ballarat railway line

The Geelong–Ballarat railway line is a broad-gauge railway in western Victoria, Australia between the cities of Geelong and Ballarat.

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George Christian Darbyshire

George Christian Darbyshire (1820 – 5 June 1898) was an English and Australian civil engineer.

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Gulf of Carpentaria

The Gulf of Carpentaria is a large, shallow sea enclosed on three sides by northern Australia and bounded on the north by the Arafura Sea (the body of water that lies between Australia and New Guinea).

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Institution of Civil Engineers

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is an independent professional association for civil engineers and a charitable body in the United Kingdom.

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Melbourne

Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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North Devon Railway

The North Devon Railway was a railway company which operated a line from Cowley Bridge Junction, near Exeter, to Bideford in Devon, England, later becoming part of the London and South Western Railway's system.

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North East railway line

The North East railway is in the north-east of Victoria, Australia.

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Philosophical Institute of Victoria

The Philosophical Institute of Victoria was a scientific institute functioned in Victoria, Australia during 19th century.

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Rail transport

Rail transport is a means of transferring of passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, also known as tracks.

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Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury is the county town of Shropshire, England.

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South Devon and Tavistock Railway

The South Devon and Tavistock Railway linked Plymouth with Tavistock in Devon; it opened in 1859.

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Surveying

Surveying or land surveying is the technique, profession, and science of determining the terrestrial or three-dimensional positions of points and the distances and angles between them.

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Thomas Higinbotham

Thomas Higinbotham (1819 – 5 September 1880), was an Irish-born civil engineer and civil servant, particularly associated with the development of railway projects in England and Australia.

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Totnes

Totnes is a market town and civil parish at the head of the estuary of the River Dart in Devon, England within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Victoria (Australia)

Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.

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Victorian Institute of Engineers

The Victorian Institute of Engineers (VIE) was founded in 1883 in Melbourne, Victoria Australia.

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Victorian Railways

The Victorian Railways operated in the Australian state of Victoria from 1859 to 1983.

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William Elsdon

William Elsdon (c. 1829 – 3 March 1904), Minutes of the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volume 125, Issue 1904, pages 427–8, Thomas Telford-ICE Virtual Library was an English civil engineer.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Watson_(engineer)

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