Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 149,655 pages of information and 235,472 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Central Argentine Railway

From Graces Guide
January 1923.
July 1924.
December 1924.
1931. 5ft.6in. Gauge Locomotive. Built by Armstrong Whitworth.

c.1866 Constructed by Brassey, Wythes, and Wheelwright from Rosario to Cordova (Cordoba), a distance of 260 miles.

After completion it was worked for two years by the contractors before being handed over to the Company.

1902 Amalgamated with the Buenos Aires and Rosario Railway

1916 Opened an electric service on the Tigre lines on the north side of Buenos Aires

By 1923 The Central Argentine Railway was one of 4 British-owned railways with headquarters in Buenos Aires, which served the suburbs of that city.

c.1923 Howard Williams was General Manager (see advert)

Important cities served: Buenos Aires, Rosario, Santa Fe, Cordoba, Santiago, Tucuman.

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