BRUNEL, ISAMBARD KINGDOM #
- Born: 1806 Died: 1859
Railway and naval engineer, of London, for whom see Oxford DNB. Brunel, an advocate of broad-gauge railways, was engineer to the Waterford, Wexford, Wicklow & Dublin Railway from 1847 or earlier until 1856, and engineer-in-chief to the Cork & Waterford Railway from 1847 or earlier until 1853 or later. As engineer to the Dublin & Wicklow Railway, he designed the Bray Head railway tunnel, circa 1855.
All information in this entry is from Jones's transcripts from Thom's directories and from G.R. Powell, Official Railway Handbook (1860), 31.
1 work entries listed in chronological order for BRUNEL, ISAMBARD KINGDOM #
|Building:||CO. WICKLOW, BRAY HEAD, RAILWAY TUNNEL|
|Nature:||Tunnel on Dublin & Wicklow Railway.|
|Refs:||G.R. Powell,Official Railway Handbook (1860), 31|