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THE JOURNAL

Vol 47 – No. 1 – 1974-75 & 1975-76

CONTENTS

Pg v – Officers and Council, 1974-75 and 1975-76

Pg 1 – Alexander Kennedy: The Elegant Innovator
R.E.D. Bishop, PhD, DSc (Eng), ScD, Hon. R.C.N.C., C.Eng., F.I.Mech.E., A.F.R.Ae.S

Pg 9 – The Building of North Bridge, Edinburgh, 1763-1775
E.D. Ruddock, BA, B.A.I., MSc (Eng), M.I.C.E.

Pg 35 – The Automatic Telephone Exchange
F. Scowen, BSc, M.Inst.P. (Member)

Pg 47 – The Costers: Copper Smelters and Manufacturers
Joan Day, F.S.A. (Member)

Pg 59 – The History and Development of the Coining Press
Denis R. Cooper, T.D., BSc, C.Eng., F.I.Mech.E., M.I.M.

Pg 73 – Presidential Address: Gilkes’s 1853 to 1975: 122 Years of Water Turbine and Pump Manufacture
Paul N. Wilson, O.B.E., D.S.C., H.M.L., M.A., F.I.Mech.E., F.Inst.C.E.

Pg 85 – An American Powdermaker in Great Britain: Lammot Du Pont’s Journal, 1858
Dr. Norman B. Wilkinson

Pg 97 – A History of the Steam Dredger, 1797-1830
Professor A.W. Skempton, DSc, F.Inst.C.E., F.R.S. (Vice-President)

Pg 117 – The First Cross-Channel Telephone Cable: The London-Paris Telephone Links of 1891
Professor D.G. Tucker, DSc, C.Eng., F.I.E.E. (Member)

Pg 133 – Large Marine Steam Engines
G.M. Watkins, MSc (Member)

Pg 149 – Hydraulic Power Transmission – The First 350 Years
Ian McNeil, MA (Cantab) (Member)

Pg 161 – Ralph Dodd, The Very Ingenious Schemer
J.G. James (Member of Council)

Pg 179 – The Professional Correspondence of John Smeaton
Denis Smith, MSc, D.I.C., M.I.Mech.E. (Member of Council)

Pg 191 – Geo. Wailes & Co
Rex Wailes, F.S.A., F.I.Mech.E. (Past President)

Pg 207 – Twelfth Biennial Dickinson Memorial Lecture: The Evolution of British Dams
G.M. Binnie, MA (Cantab), F.Inst.C.E., F.R.S.

Pg 225 – The Value of Engineering History to the Engineer: An Open Discussion

Pg 227 – Summer Meeting in Lancaster, 1975