United Kingdom. The earliest railways employed horses to draw carts along rail tracks. In 1784, William Murdoch, a Scottish inventor, built a small-scale prototype of a steam road locomotive in Birmingham. A full-scale rail steam locomotive was proposed by William Reynolds around 1787. An early working model of a steam rail locomotive was designed and constructed by steamboat pioneer John
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See also Civil Engineers Return to Index Page Personal name index. Adamson, John Beherns Born 1860. Educated in Carlisle. Apprenticed to NBR at age 14.
The early Newcomen steam engine was about 0.5% efficient and was improved to slightly over 1% by John Smeaton before Watt's improvements, which increased thermal efficiency to 2%. In 1900 it took 7 lbs coal/ kw hr. Electrical generation was the sector with the highest productivity growth in the U.S. in the early twentieth century.
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Note: there are 45 articles written by Mike Chrimes, Librarian of the Institution of Civil Engineers in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: the majority relate to key civil engineers associated with the railway industry. . Steamindex home page. Abbot, John Baptised