Biographical entry Garratt, Herbert William (1864 - 1913)
- 8 June 1864
- 25 September 1913
Richmond, Surrey, England
- Railway engineer
Herbert Garratt was the New South Wales Railways' Inspecting Engineer in London in 1907. He proposed a new form of 3 piece articulated locomotive. It had a central frame, a conventional boiler and a single cab slung between two end 'engine' units, each with one set of cylinders, wheels and motion; both engine units had water tanks and that adjoining the back, a fuel bunker as well.
Born London, 8 June 1864. Apprentice, North London Railway locomotive works at Bow; work in South and Central America and West Africa; New South Wales Government Railway.
- 'Garratt, Herbert William (18640608-)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1476488. Details
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_g.html. Details
Created: 25 May 2001, Last modified: 18 August 2011
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