1819 in rail transport
October 27- Henry B. Plant, president of the Plant Systemof railroads (d. 1899).
April 15- Oliver Evans, pioneering steam locomotivedesigner and inventor (b. 1755).
* " [http://www.steamindex.com/people/engrs.htm Brief biographies of major mechanical engineers] ". Retrieved
February 9 2005.
* Bedwell, Carolyn (
2002), " [http://www.kylenano.demon.co.uk/rastrick/jur-summary.htm John Urpeth Rastrick] ". Retrieved April 4 2005.
* Bedwell, Carolyn (
2002), " [http://www.kylenano.demon.co.uk/rastrick/jur-chron.htm John Urpeth Rastrick - Chronology] ". Retrieved April 22 2005— date for Foster, Rastrick and Company formation.
* Senate House Library, University of London, " [http://www.aim25.ac.uk/cgi-bin/search2?coll_id=1695&inst_id=14 John Bradley & Co (Stourbridge) Ltd., Ironfounders] ". Retrieved
April 22 2005— info on Foster, Rastrick and Company, verifies Foster family connections.
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