OBITUARY. WILLIAM THWAITES, 1853-1907.
- Author: UNKNOWN
- Source: Minutes of the Proceedings, Volume 176, Issue 1909, 01 January 1909 , pages 381 –382
Obituary.] COllNELlCS LU3bIZ. 381 prise commenced, on his being appointed mana.ger of the line, then in its infancy. The early development of the undertaking was hampered by financial difficulties, and its subsequent success owed not a littletoMr.Lundie's wise economy, keenforesight,and unfailinginstinctfor profitable further development. As engineer he designed andconstructedmanyextensions of thesystemand widenings of the main line, including a double-way tunnel under the Cefn On orCaerphillymountain,and a masonryviaduct of seven spans over the River Taff, besides new locomotive shops at Caerphilly, and other works...