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Biographical entry Garratt, Herbert William (1864 - 1913)

Born
8 June 1864
London, England
Died
25 September 1913
Richmond, Surrey, England
Occupation
Railway engineer

Summary

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.

Details

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.

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Rosanne Walker