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Title: Railway and locomotive engineering : a practical journal of railway motive power and rolling stock
Year: 1901 (1900s)
Subjects: Railroads Locomotives
Publisher: New York : A. Sinclair Co
Contributing Library: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Digitizing Sponsor: Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation
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stern as assistant foreman of slio|)s al Kcjaiiokc III- was next ap-pointed assistant superintendent of theRieliiiiond shops of the Richmond Lo-comotive Works, now a part of the Amer-ican Locomotive Co. IVom here he leftto become foreman boilermaker of theLake .Shore & Michigan Southern atCDllinwood, Ohio. He was next ap-pointed superintendent of the Eriet ity Iron Works, at Erie, Pa., leavingibis position later to go as superin-tendent of John Brennan & Co., atDetroit, Mich., who manufacture sta-tionary and marine boilers. He wasnext appointed su|>erintcndent of theWeil Boiler Co., with headquarters atIndianapolis, Ind. While here he de-signed and put on the market the WeilSmokeless Boiler, which has sinceIjroveii a great success. broni this[lositioii he went with the New YorkCentral, which he now leaves to be-come boiler exjiert of the .Americanl-lcxil)lc Bolt Co. limes an operative officer. .\t the timeof his death he was president of l-orain,.\sliland &• Southern.
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jn.SEPH RAMSEY. OBITUARYJoseph Ramsey. Joseph Ramsey, Jr.. well known as arailroad president, died suddenly at hishome in East Orange, on July 7, froma stroke of apoplexy. Although he heldofficial positions on many railroads, hismost noted position was connected withthe Wabash-Pittsburgh terminal, whichwas built to give the Gould system anentrance into Pittsburgh. In carrying outthis part of his lifes work, Mr. Ramseycame into conflict with PennsylvaniaRailroad interests and came out secondbest. Joseph Ramsey, Jr., was born in Pitts-burgh, Pa., in 1850, and was educated atWestern University, and began railroadwork in 1869 in the engineering corps ofthe Big Four Railroad. From that timehe had a highly varied career, mostly con-nected with engineering, but was several Mechanical Association Committees. I he joint Mieetnig ni tlir ExecutiveCommittees of the Master Car Buildersand of the American Railway Master Me-chanics Associations were held in NewVork on July 2.S. The Master Car Buihl
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