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.

John Diack

From Graces Guide

Worked for Edmund Morel on the construction of Japan's first railways.[1]

1877 Wrote to 'The Engineer' describing his method of excavating through coarse gravel for bridge foundations in Japan[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Japan's Discovery, Import & Technical Mastery of Railways, by Harada Katsumasa, 1979, United Nations University
  2. [2] The Engineer, 26 Oct 1877: letter p.396, sketch p.291