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John Cameron (2)

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John Cameron, M.I.Mech.E., Locomotive, Carriage and Wagon Superintendent, West Yard, Taff Vale Railway, Bute Street, Cardiff.

Trained in the Locomotive Department of the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway

After experience in various workshops was appointed Foreman in the Brighton Works

Subsequently Inspector of Rolling Stock.

1883 was Inspector of Rolling Stock on the London and South Western Railway

1885 joined the Taff Vale Railway as Works Manager of the Permanent Way and Carriage and Wagon Departments

1894 Appointed Chief Assistant to T. H. Riches

1911 Succeeded Riches as Locomotive, Carriage and Wagon Superintendent

WWI: Manufacture of munitions and general service vehicles for War Office; assisted in the manufacture of a quantity of other work.

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