WRIGHT, Benjamin [1770-1842] -- American civil engineer
a/k/aFather of American Civil Engineering
He was a noted American civil engineer who served as Chief Engineer of both the Erie Canal and Chesapeake and Ohio Canal.
In 1969 he was declared the "Father of American Civil Engineering" by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
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- Works by Benjamin+Wright
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- For sale
- BookFinder.com Books by or about Benjamin+Wright
- Benjamin Wright's 1843 Survey Map for the New York and Erie Railroad Published posthumously, obviously.
- Works about
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- Chronologies, synopses, encyclopedias
- Lives and Works of Civil and and Military Engineers of America
- Engineering Legends: Great American Civil Engineers
- Our countrymen, or, Brief memoirs of eminent Americans
- Memorials, tributes, shrines
- Benjamin Wright (1770 - 1842) - Find A Grave Memorial
- Benjamin Wright
- maynewsletter2003.pdf (application/pdf Object) Describes the Benjamin Wright Award, given annually by the CT Society of Civil Engineers
- The International Canal Monuments List - Part I
- Bibliographies and Link Farms
- Discussion, interviews
- Collections, archives - Papers
- Historical context, background