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Benjamin Baker

Person  Male  Born 31/3/1840  Died 19/5/1907

Categories: Engineering

Civil engineer. Born Somerset. Worked on the early London underground lines and the Forth Bridge. Was an expert witness at the Tay Bridge disaster enquiry. Died at home in Pangbourne. Imperial College awards a "Sir Benjamin Baker Medal" each year, bestowed on the student with the longest, most luxuriant moustache (we wish).

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Benjamin Baker

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Benjamin Baker - W8

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