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Biographical entry Mountain, Adrien Charles (c. 1849 - 1935)

Born
c. 1849
Died
1935
Occupation
Civil engineer

Summary

Adrien Charles Mountain, a specialist in street paving, was city surveyor of both Sydney and Melbourne.

Details

Born c. 1849. Died Sherbrooke, Victoria, 23 September 1935. Arrived Australia as a boy; educated Sydney Grammar School; articled to W.C. Bennett, engineer; worked in office of city engineer of Sydney 1866-74; to office of John Witton engineer in chief for railways; became city surveyor Sydney, then city surveyor Melbourne 1888. President, Victorian Institute of Civil Engineers 1895; chairman, Municipal Engineering Examination Board.

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Mountain, Adrien Charles, 'President's Address 1896', Various Papers and Discussions of the Victorian Institute of Engineers vol. II 1892-1899, 1900. Also available at http://hdl.handle.net/11343/24246. Details
  • Mountain, Adrien Charles, 'The evolution of the modern road (Paper & Discussion)', Various Papers and Discussions of the Victorian Institute of Engineers vol. II 1892-1899, 1900. Also available at http://hdl.handle.net/11343/24241. Details
  • Mountain, Adrien Charles, 'Recent improvements in the sanitation of Melbourne', Various Papers and Discussions of the Victorian Institute of Engineers vol. II 1892-1899, 1900. Also available at http://hdl.handle.net/11343/24237. Details
  • Mountain, Adrien Charles, 'Notes on a few engineering works of the old world and America (Paper & Discussion)', Proceedings of the Victorian Institute of Engineers vol. IX, 1909, pp. 64-88, 122-127. Also available at http://hdl.handle.net/11343/24414. Details

Online Resources

See also

Rosanne Walker