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List of railway pioneers

Index List of railway pioneers

A railway pioneer is someone who has made a major contribution to the historical development of the railway (US: railroad). [1]

26 relations: Albert von Maybach, Alfred Escher, Anatole Mallet, Anton Elbel, August von Borries, Baldwin Locomotive Works, Franz Xaver Riepl, Friedrich Wilhelm Eckhardt, Georg Krauß, Gustav Wittfeld, Heinrich Kirchweger, Jakob Buchli, Johann Andreas Schubert, Johann Brotan, Johann Rihosek, John Baillie (railway engineer), John Haswell, Karl Gölsdorf, Karl Gustav Brescius, Louis Adolf Gölsdorf, Matthias von Schönerer, Richard Hartmann, Richard von Helmholtz, Rudolf Sanzin, Wilhelm Engerth, 703 Noëmi.

Albert von Maybach

Arnold Heinrich Albert von Maybach (29 November 1822 – 20 January 1904) was a German lawyer, politician and railway manager.

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Alfred Escher

Johann Heinrich Alfred Escher vom Glas, known as Alfred Escher (20 February 1819 – 6 December 1882) was a Swiss politician, business leader and railways pioneer.

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Anatole Mallet

Jules T. Anatole Mallet (23 May 1837 – 10 October 1919) was a Swiss mechanical engineer, who was the inventor of the first successful compound system for a railway steam locomotive, patented in 1874.

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Anton Elbel

Anton Elbel (6 January 1834 – 3 October 1912) was an Austrian engineer and locomotive designer.

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August von Borries

August Friedrich Wilhelm von Borries (27 January 1852 – 14 February 1906) was one of Germany's most influential railway engineers, who was primarily concerned with developments in steam locomotives.

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Baldwin Locomotive Works

The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American manufacturer of railroad locomotives from 1825 to 1956.

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Franz Xaver Riepl

Franz Xaver Riepl (29 November 1790 – 25 April 1857) was an important Austrian geologist, railway pioneer and metallurgical specialist.

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Friedrich Wilhelm Eckhardt

Friedrich Wilhelm Eckhardt (25 February 1892 – 9 April 1961) was a German engineer and head of the design office for the Berliner Maschinenbau Aktien Gesellschaft vormals L. Schwartzkopff.

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Georg Krauß

Georg Krauß, from 1905 Ritter von Krauß (25 December 1826 – 5 November 1906) was a German industrialist and the founder of the Krauss Locomotive Works (Locomotivfabrik Krauß & Comp.) in Munich, Germany and Linz, Upper Austria.

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Gustav Wittfeld

Gustav Wittfeld (27 October 1855 – 24 September 1923) was a German engineer.

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Heinrich Kirchweger

Johann Gottfried Heinrich Kirchweger (12 June 1809 - 18 January 1899) was a German railway engineer.

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Jakob Buchli

Jakob Buchli (4 March 1876 – 1 April 1945) was a Swiss design engineer in the field of locomotive construction.

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Johann Andreas Schubert

Johann-Andreas Schubert (19 March 1808 – 6 October 1870) was a German general engineer (Universalingenieur), designer and university lecturer.

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Johann Brotan

Johann Brotan (24 June 1843 – 20 November 1918) was an Austrian mechanical engineer, specialising in locomotive construction.

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Johann Rihosek

Johann Rihosek (5 June 1869 – 21 November 1956) was an Austrian engineer and locomotive designer.

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John Baillie (railway engineer)

John Baillie (10 May 1806 – 29 October 1859) was an English mechanical engineer who worked mainly in Austria and Germany.

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John Haswell

John Haswell (20 March 1812 – 8 June 1897) was an engineer and locomotive designer.

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Karl Gölsdorf

Karl Gölsdorf (8 June 1861 – 18 March 1916) was an Austrian engineer and locomotive designer.

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Karl Gustav Brescius

Karl Gustav (Guido) Brescius (25 March 1824 – 4 December 1864) was a German railway engineer.

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Louis Adolf Gölsdorf

Louis Adolf Gölsdorf (16 February 1837 – 28 November 1911) was an Austrian engineer and locomotive designer.

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Matthias von Schönerer

Mathias Ritter von Schönerer (9 January 1807, Vienna – 30 October 1881, Vienna) was one of the most important railway pioneers in Austria.

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Richard Hartmann

Richard Hartmann (8 November 1809 – 16 December 1878) was a German engineering manufacturer.

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Richard von Helmholtz

Richard Wilhelm Ferdinand von Helmholtz (28 September 1852 – 10 September 1934) was a German engineer and designer of steam locomotives.

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Rudolf Sanzin

Rudolf Sanzin (4 June 1874 – 2 June 1922) was an Austrian engineer and locomotive designer.

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Wilhelm Engerth

Wilhelm Freiherr von Engerth (26 May 1814 – 4 September 1884) was an Austrian architect and engineer, known for being the designer of the first practical mountain locomotive.

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703 Noëmi

703 Noëmi, provisional designation, is a stony Florian asteroid and possible slow rotator from the inner regions of the asteroid belt, approximately 8.5 kilometers in diameter.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_railway_pioneers

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