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Walter James Weightman

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Walter James Weightman (1858-1942)

1858 Born the son of James Milward Weightman and his wife Mary Ann Dickinson

1883 Went to India

1896 Engineer-in-Chief, Nilgiri Railway, Comma, Madras, India.

1902 Wrote '“The Nilgiri Mountain Railway: The First Rack Railway in India, with thirteen illustrations". by Walter J. Weightman, M. Inst. C.E.'[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Belfast News-Letter - Thursday 13 February 1902