Benjamin Baker
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Sources
Benjamin Baker, Bridging the Firth of Forth, Notices of the Proceedings of the Royal Institution of Great Britain, vol 12, 20th May 1887
Benjamin Baker, The Nile Reservoir and Dams, Notices of the Proceedings of the Royal Institution of Great Britain, vol 17, 6th June 1902
Mike Chrimes, on Sir John Fowler, in A Biographical Dictionary of Civil Engineers in Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2: 1830-1890, ICE and Thomas Telford Limited, London, 2008
Mike Chrimes, Civil Engineering 1839-1889 : A Photographic History, A. Sutton Publishing, Wolfboro Falls, New Hampshire, 1992
Stephen Halliday, Underground to Everywhere: London's Underground Railway in the Life of the Capital, Sutton Publishing, Stroud, 2004, in association with London's Transport Museum
R.A. Hayward, Cleopatra's Needles, Moorland Publishing, 1978
Peter R. Lewis, The Beautiful Railway Bridge of the Silvery Tay: reinvestigating the Tay Bridge disaster of 1879, Tempus Publishing, Stroud, 2004
Charles McKean, Battle for The North: The Tay and Forth Bridges and the 19th Century Railway Wars, Granta Books, London, 2006
Aubrey Noakes, Cleopatra's Needles, H.F. & G. Wetherby Ltd, London, 1962
Roland Paxton, 100 Years of the Forth Bridge, Thomas Telford Ltd, London, 1990
Jack Simmons & Gordon Biddle eds., The Oxford Companion to British Railway History, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1997
William Forbes Spear, in Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 1997
Wilhelm Westofen, The Forth Bridge, Hyperion Books, 1989
Mark Whitby & Scott Lomax, in The Seventy Architectural Wonders of Our World, ed. Neil Parkyn, Thames & Hudson, London, 2002
Obituary: Sir Benjamin Baker, ICE Minutes of Proceedings, vol 170, pp 377-383, London, 1907
Progress of the Great Railway Tunnels under the Hudson River between New York and Jersey City, Scientific American, 1st November 1890
Institution of Civil Engineers, London
All items by Sir Benjamin Baker  •  Everything built ... 1840 - 1907
main references  BDCE2, DNB
portrait of Baker  courtesy Institution of Civil Engineers

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