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Alfred Andrew Langley

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A. A. Langley, M Inst C E

1870 Manager and Engineer of the Hereford, Hay and Brecon Railway

1877 Engineer in Chief of the Great Eastern Railway. [1]

1881 Langley's Safety Buffer Stops. [2]

1882 Presented to the Institution of Mechanical Engineers the so-called "Bazin dredger"; this had been worked with great success in the harbour at Lowestoft and elsewhere by Mr. Charles Ball.

1883 Chief Engineer of the Midland Railway

1886 Presented a paper to the Inst of Civil Engineers on use of concrete in construction of Lowestoft Harbour improvements[3]

1904 Died, aged 63, of 33 Chester Terrace, N.W.(?) For 17 years Chief Engineer to the Midland Railway. Proved will: £13,321[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1877/05/04
  2. The Engineer 1881/12/30
  3. The Engineer 1886/12/17
  4. Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Friday 18 March 1904