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 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 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.

Arthur C. MacDonald

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Arthur C. MacDonald (1863- )

1922 Lieut.-Colonel, D.S.O., M.Inst.C.E., M.Can.Soc.C.E., F.R.G.S., Civil Engineer, 54, New Broad Street, E.C.2. T. A.: " Empiricism, London." T. N.: 2060-2062 Wall. b. 1863. Training: Royal Military College of Canada. Assistant Engineer, Intercolonial Railway of Canada, Construction Department, and Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1886; Resident Engineer, East Georgia and Florida Railway, 1886; Acting Chief Engineer, American Dredging Co., Panama Canal, 1887-8; Construction Chilian State Railways, 1888-92; private practice, 1892-6; Aguas Blancas Railway, 1896-1900; Chief Engineer, Borax Consolidated, Ltd., 1900-5; Contracting, 1905-14; Royal Engineers, 1914-19; Governing Director, Macdonald, Gibbs and Co. (Engrs.), Ltd. Chief Works: Construction highest railway in world, 15,823 feet above sea, Collahuasi Mines, Chile; water supply, 17,000 ft. to 5,0o0 ft. above sea, 202 kilometres, for Antofagasta and Bolivia Railway Co.; Chilian Northern Railway, 754 kilometres. Clubs: Bath, City of London, Ranelagh, etc. War Services.—Captain, Royal Engineers, July, 1915; Lieut.-Colonel, September, 1915. Director of Works, British Adriatic Mission in Serbian Retreat through Albania; D.S.O. and Serbian White Eagle, Deputy Assistant Director of Works, War Office, 1918.

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