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Benjamin Baker

Biographical Information

Name: Benjamin Baker
Born on 31 March 1840 in , Somerset, South West England, England, United Kingdom, Europe
Deceased on 19 May 1907 in , Berkshire, South East England, England, United Kingdom, Europe
Education:

Apprentice at the ironworks Price & Fox, Neath Abbey (South Wales)

1862 - 1898

Works in John Fowler's office;
Directs the construction of the London underground

1867

Refitting work on three Telford Bridges: Menai Straits Bridge, Buildwas Bridge, and the Severn River Bridge near Gloucester;
Cooperation on the Encyclopedia Britannica

1882 - 1890

Designs the Firth of Forth Bridge with John Fowler;
Asswan Dam on the Nile

Structures and Projects

Participation in the following structures & large-scale projects:

designer

Bibliography

  1. Baker, Benjamin (1887): Bridging the Firth of Forth (I). In: Engineering (29 July 1887), pp. 116.
  2. Baker, Benjamin (1887): Bridging the Firth of Forth (II). In: Engineering (5 August 1887), pp. 148.
  3. Baker, Benjamin (1887): Bridging the Firth of Forth (III). In: Engineering (12 August 1887), pp. 170-1.
  4. Baker, Benjamin (1887): Bridging the Firth of Forth (IV). In: Engineering (19 August 1887), pp. 210.
  5. Baker, Benjamin (1887): Bridging the Firth of Forth (V). In: Engineering (26 August 1887), pp. 238.

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  • Person-ID
    1000052
  • Date created
    05/01/1999
  • Last Update
    22/07/2014