Babcock, Allen Harwood, Electrical Engineer Southern Pacific Co. Office San Francisco, Cal.
Born Aug. 12, 1865, at Buffalo, N. Y. Educated at Phillips Exeter Academy 1884, at the University of California
1887 and took a special course at Lehigh University 1888. Entered railway service 1901 as electrical engineer North
Shore Rd at San Francisco, Cal., and has been electrical engineer Southern Pacific Co. since Nov. 1903.
Babcock, Charles M., Master Mechanic Texas & Pacific Ry. Office Gouldsboro, La.
Born Dec. 7, 1860, at Summerfield, Ill. Entered railway service 1878 as machinist Cairo & Fulton Rd (now St.
Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Ry) at Baring Cross, Ark.; since which he has been consecutively machinist St.
Louis Southwestern Ry, machinist Fort Worth & Denver City Ry, machinist Texas & Pacific Ry, erecting shop
foreman, general foreman, and is now master mechanic Louisiana division same road.
Babcock, Stephen H. Address Salt Lake City, Utah.
Born Dec. 6, 1848, at Niles, Mich. Entered railway service Oct. 5, 1865, since which he has been consecutively
to Aug. 1875, clerk in local freight office, and agent Michigan Central Rd at Jackson, Mich.; afterward held various
positions with Northern Pacific Rd. Denver & Rio Grande Rd and Rio Grande Western Ry; Aug. 1, 1890 to Jan.
1, 1892. right of way agent Rio Grande Western Construction Co.; Jan. 1, 1892 to March 1, 1895, general freight
agent Rio Grande Western Ry; March 1, 1895 to July 1, 1901, traffic manager same road; July 1, 1901 to July 1,
1903, assistant general traffic manager Denver & Rio Grande Rd and Rio Grande Western Ry.
Backus, Frederick F., General Freight and Passenger Agent Toronto Hamilton & Buffalo Ry. Office Hamilton,
Born June 4, 1860. Entered railway service 1874 as clerk Merchants' Dispatch Transportation Co., since which he
has been consecutively clerk local office New York Central Rd at Rochester, N. Y.; assistant cashier same office;
to 1884, chief clerk to general northwestern agent Lehigh Valley Rd at Rochester; 1884 to 1885, traveling freight
agent same road at Buffalo, N. Y.; 1885 to Oct. 4, 1886, clerk general office Blue Line at Rochester; Oct. 4, 1886
to Dec. 1, 1897, Canadian agent Blue Line and Canada Southern Line at Toronto, Ont.; Dec. 1, 1897 to date, general
freight and passenger agent Toronto Hamilton & Buffalo Ry.
Backus, William T., Superintendent Ohio Division Cincinnati Northern Rd. Office Van Wert, O,
Born March 4, 1850. at Rochester, N. Y. Educated at Oberlin College at Oberlin, O. Entered railway service 1870,
since which he has been consecutively to 1872, telegraph operator Central Ohio Rd; 1872 to 1873, telegraph operator
Pittsburg Cincinnati & St. Louis Ry; 1873 to 1877, circuit manager Western Union Telegraph Co.; 1877 to 1885,
dispatcher and trainmaster Baltimore & Ohio Rd; 1885 to 1887, chief dispatcher Missouri Pacific Ry; 1887 to
Aug. 1, 1897, superintendent Ohio division Cincinnati Jackson & Mackinaw Ry at Van Wert, O.; Aug. 1, 1897 to
March 1898, engaged in business at Van Wert; March 1898 to Feb. 1, 1899, master of transportation Cincinnati Northern
Rd; Feb. 1, 1899 to date, superintendent Ohio division same road at Van Wert, O.
Bacon, Clarence Harrison, Commercial Agent Rock Island System. Office Pueblo, Colo.
Born Aug. 24, 1867, near Decatur, Ill. Educated at South Dakota Agricultural College 1887-1890. Entered railway
service 1891 as stenographer Chicago & Northwestern Ry at Chicago, since which he has been consecutively 1892
to 1898, stenographer, rate clerk and tariff clerk Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Ry at Chicago; 1898 to 1901,
chief clerk freight department same road at Denver, Colo.; 1901 to date, commercial agent Bock Island System at
Bacon, Edmund H., District Passenger Agent Chicago Indianapolis & Louisville Ry. Office Louisville,
Born June 14, 1869. Educated at the University of Kentucky at Lexington, Ky., class of 1886. Entered railway service
1886 as assistant city ticket agent Queen & Crescent Route at Lexington, since which he has been consecutively
Aug. 1886 to Feb. 1887, assistant ticket agent Chesapeake & Ohio Ry and Kentucky Central Ry at Lexington; Feb.
1887 to July 1890, traveling passenger agent Kentucky Central Ry same place; July 1890 to Oct. 1891, city ticket
agent Chesapeake & Ohio Ry at Louisville, Ky.; Oct. 1891 to Aug. 1893, southern passenger agent same road same
place; Aug. 1, 1893 to date, district passenger agent Louisville New Albany & Chicago Ry and its successor,
the Chicago Indianapolis & Louisville Ry, at Louisville.
Bacon, Edward Rathborn, Vice-President Baltimore & Ohio Southwestern Rd. Office New York, N. Y.
Born Nov. 22, 1846, at New York, N. Y. Educated at Phillips Exeter Academy at Exeter, N. H. Admitted to the bar
at Buffalo, N. Y., in Nov. 1869, and was for 18 years counsel for different railroad companies; was vice-president
of the Cincinnati Washington & Baltimore Rd in 1881. and was president of the Baltimore & Ohio Southwestern
Ry and the reorganized road (the Baltimore & Ohio Southwestern Rd) from its organization to 1902, when he was
chosen vice-president same road; was one of the reorganizers of the Baltimore & Ohio Rd and is one of its directors.
Bacot, Daniel Norborrie, Superintendent Savannah & Statesboro Ry. Office Statesboro, Ga.
Born Dec. 21, 1878, at Greenville, S. C. Educated at Furman University, Greenville, S. C., 1893-1894. Entered railway
service 1899 as file clerk in general superintendent's office Seaboard Air Line, since which he has been consecutively
to Dec. 1, 1901, stenographer and secretary to general superintendent and secretary to vice-president and general
manager same road; Oct. 1, 1901 to Jan. 1, 1902, chief clerk to general manager Georgetown & Western Ry; Jan.
1, 1902 to Sept. 15, 1905, chief clerk to superintendent Fifth division Seaboard Air Line; Sept. 15, 1905 to date,
superintendent Savannah & Statesboro Ry.
Badgley, Louis Clark, Superintendent Toluca Marquette & Northern Rd. Office Toluca, Ill.
Born July 7, 1862, at Brighton, Ont., Canada. Educated in the public schools. Entered railway service 1881 as operator
Chicago St. Paul Minneapolis & Omaha Ry, since which he has been consecutively to 1900, operator Northern Pacific
Rd, division car accountant same road, timekeeper for division superintendent Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Rd,
and operator in general office same road at Topeka, Kan.; 1900 to March 1901, paymaster Toluca Marquette &
Northern Rd; March 1901 to date, superintendent same road.
Baer, George F., President The Reading Company, Philadelphia & Reading Ry and Central Railroad of
New Jersey. Office Philadelphia, Pa.
Born Sept. 26, 1842, in Somerset County, Pa. Educated at Somerset Institute, Somerset Academy and Franklin and
Marshal College. At the age of 13 he entered the office of the Somerset Democrat and worked at the printing trade
for over two years; in 1861 with his brother became the owner of that paper. Studied law and was admitted to the
bar in 1864. In 1868 removed to Reading, Pa., where he was engaged in the - practice of law for many years; in
1870 became counsel for the Philadelphia & Reading Rd and subsequently was elected a director of that company,
but resigned as director owing to his inability to agree with the policy of President McLeod. He took an active
part in the reorganization of the company and in April 1901 was elected president of the Reading Company, the Philadelphia
& Reading Ry and the Central Railroad of New Jersey, which positions he still holds.
Bagley, John, Vice-President and General Manager Tacoma Eastern Rd. Office Tacoma, Wash.
Born June 28, 1850, at Quebec, Que. Educated in the common schools. Entered railway service 1883 as president Portage
Lake & Lake Superior Ry, since which he has been consecutively 1885 to 1893, president Ingalls White Rapids
& Northern Rd; 1893, when the Ingalls White Rapids & Northern Rd was sold to the Wisconsin & Michigan
Ry to Jan. 1, 1898, vice-president latter road; 1899 to date, general manager in charge building and operating
Tacoma Eastern Rd; is also vice-president same road.
Bail, B. H., General Freight Agent Philadelphia & Reading Ry. Office Philadelphia, Pa.
Born May 5, 1849, at Verona, Oneida County, N. Y. Entered railway service Feb. 21, 1863, since which he has been
consecutively to Aug. 1, 1875,. clerk New York Central Rd at Syracuse, N. Y.; Aug. 1875 to May 1, 1881, agent and
traveling contracting agent Merchants' Despatch Transportation Co.; May 1, 1881 to May 1, 1883, general freight
agent Utica & Black River Rd; May 1, 1883 to Jan. 1, 1887, general freight agent New York West Shore &
Buffalo, Wailkill Valley and Syracuse New York & Ontario Rys; Jan. 1, 1887 to May 1, 1888, New York state agent
Wabash and Wabash Western Rys; May 1, 1888 to Jan. 4, 1889, assistant general freight agent Philadelphia &
Reading Rd; Jan. 4, 1889 to date, general freight agent same road and its successor, the Philadelphia & Reading
Ry; April 1, 1892 to Aug. 1, 1893, also general freight agent Lehigh Valley Rd; is also general freight agent Atlantic
Bailey, Daniel S., Trainmaster Illinois Central Rd. Office Rantoul, Ill.
Born Nov. 5, 1846, at Danville, Ill. Educated in the common schools. Entered railway service 1865 as station baggageman
Illinois Central Rd at Ashley, Ill., since which he has been consecutively March 1 to June 1, 1865, night operator
at Anna, Ill.; June 1, 1865 to Dec. 1866, night operator and train dispatcher at Chainpaign, Ill.; Dec. 1866 to
Feb. 1873, day dispatcher same place; Feb. 1873 to 1877, chief train dispatcher at Chicago, Ill.; 1877 to 1880,
assistant trainmaster same place; 1880 to 1889, assistant division superintendent at Amboy, Ill.; 1889 to 1890,
division superintendent at Rockford, Ill.; 1890 to April 1, 1902, division superintendent Springfield division
at Clinton, Ill.; April 1, 1902 to date, trainmaster at Rantoul, Ill.; entire service with Illinois Central Rd.
Bailey, W. F., Ex-General Passenger Agent Colorado Midland Ry.
Born April 6, 1861, at Pittsburg, Pa. Entered railway service 1877, since which he has been consecutively messenger
and clerk Pittsburg & Lake Erie Rd. two years; rate clerk Missouri Pacific Ry three years; rate clerk Pennsylvania
Lines five years; rate clerk Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Rd one year; chief clerk passenger department Erie
Lines at Chicago five years to June 1, 1895; 1895 to Feb. 1, 1901, general passenger agent Colorado Midland Ry.
Bailey, William E., General Auditor Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. Office Chicago, Ill.
Born Oct. 26, 1857, at Dowagiac, Mich. Entered railway service April 4, 1884, since which he has been consecutively
to Oct. 21, 1885, clerk in bookkeeping department auditor's office Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Rd at Topeka,
Kan.; Oct. 21, 1885 to June 30, 1890, traveling auditor and clerk in charge of freight accounts Wichita & Western
division same road at Wichita, Kan.; July 1, 1890 to March 1, 1892, special agent accounting departmant same road
under assistant general auditor; March 1, 1892 to April 15, 1895, chief clerk to general auditor; April 15, 1895
to Feb. 1, 1899, assistant to first vice-president same road; Feb. 1, 1899 to May 1900, auditor Southern California
Ry and Santa Fe Pacific Rd; May 1900 to Oct. 4, 1905, assistant general auditor Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe
Ry; Oct. 4, 1905 to date, general auditor same road.
Baily, William E., Superintendent Lehigh & Hudson River Ry. Office Warwick, N.Y.
Born April 7, 1854, at Tamaqua, Pa. Entered railway service 1876 as freight brakeman Philadelphia & Reading
Rd, since which he has been consecutively freight conductor, train dispatcher, traveling dispatcher and trainmaster
on same road to 188$; Sept. 1, 1888 to 1889, traveling dispatcher Central Rd of New Jersey; 1889 to Dec. 15, 1892,
assistant trainmaster same road; Dec. 15, 1892 to July 17, 1893, superintendent transportation Lehigh & Hudson
River Ry; July 17 to Oct. 7, 1893, superintendent Philadelphia Reading & New England Rd; Nov. 1, 1893 to date,
superintendent Lehigh & Hudson River Ry.
Bainbridge, F. H., Principal Assistant Engineer Chicago & Northwestern Ry. Office Chicago, Ill.
Graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute class of 1884. Entered railway service as inspector of shops Northern
Pacific Rd, since which he has been consecutively 1886 to 1893, draftsman Edge Moor Bridge Works at Wilmington,
Del.; 1893 to 1895, resident engineer Pencoyd Iron Works and Mount Vernon Bridge Company at Chicago; 1895 to 1898,
successively engineer Buffalo & Niagara Falls Electric Ry; in charge of office of Albert Noble, civil engineer;
with contractors on Illinois Central Rd. and Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Ry; 1898 to 1902, in charge of construction
work Chicago & Northwestern Ry; 1902 to April 1903, engineer Western Expanded Metal Co.; April 1903 to June
1904, assistant engineer bridges Illinois Central Rd; June 1904 to Feb. 1, 1905, engineer bridges same road; Feb.
1, 1905 to date, principal assistant engineer Chicago & Northwestern Ry.
Baird, David G., Secretary Lehigh Valley Rd. Office Philadelphia, Pa.
Born July 19, 1853, at Woodlawn, Cecil County, Md. Entered railway service 1873 as bookkeeper Lehigh Valley Rd.
since which he has held various positions In the executive and treasury departments of that road and its subordinate
wrporations. Is now secretary of the Lehigh Valley Rd and all companies comprised in its system.
Baird, John B., General Freight Agent Northern Pacific Ry. Office St. Paul, Minn.
Born June 21, 1855, at Woodlawn, Md. Entered railway service 1876 as clerk in general office Pennsylvania Rd at
Philadelphia, Pa., since which he has been clerk for general manager Chicago St. Paul Minneapolis & Omaha Ry;
rate clerk in general freight office Northern Pacific Rd.; to May 1, 1903, assistant general freight agent the
reorganized road, the Northern Pacific Ry; May 1, 1903 to date, general freight agent same road.
Baker, A. W., Assistant Division Superintendent Southern Pacific Co. Office Oakland Pier, Cal.
Entered railway service 1879, since which he has been consecutively to 1884, telegraph operator and relief agent
Southern Pacific Co. at various places; 1886 to 1894, chief clerk to resident engineer Western division same company;
1894 to 1898, chief accountant; 1898 to Aug. 1903, chief clerk in offices of superintendent and resident engineer
Western division at Oakland Pier, Cal.; Aug. 1903 to date, assistant superintendent same division.
Baker, Albert Livingston, General Fright and Passenger Agent Tillsonburg Lake Erie & Pacific Ry.
Office Tillsonburg, Ont., Canada.
Born Aug. 6, 1892, at Tillsonburg, Ont. Educated in the public schools. Entered railway service Nov. 13, 1887,
since which he has been consecutively to Oct. 1, 1891, night operator Michigan Central Rd, at Brownsville, Ont.,
Canfield, Ont., and Waterford, Ont.; Oct. 1, 1891 to Jan. 22, 1892, day operator and clerk same road at Bismarck,
Ont.; Jan. 22, 1892 to July 22, 1897, agent same road at Tillsonburg, Ont.; Feb. 1, 1898 to date, general freight
and passenger agent Tillsonburg Lake Erie & Pacific Ry.
Baker, Archer, European Manager Canadian Pacific Ry. Office London, England.
Born June 21, 1845, at York, England. Entered railway service Sept. 24, 1869, since which he has been consecutively
to Nov. 1870, clerk to president Missouri Valley Rd; Nov. 1870 to March 1871, superintendent's clerk Brockville
& Ottawa Ry; March 1871 to July 1873, accountant same road and Canada Central Ry; July 1873 to Dec. 1876, secretary
and treasurer same companies; Dec. 1876 to April 1878, secretary and treasurer Brockville & Ottawa Ry; April
to July 1878, assistant general manager same road and Canada Central Ry; July 1878 to June 1881, general manager
Canada Central Ry; June 1881 to May 1885, general superintendent Canadian Pacific Ry (Eastern division); May 1885
to Aug. 1900, European traffic agent same road; Aug. 1900 to July 1905, European traffic manager; July 1905 to
date, European manager same road.
Baker, Horace, Assistant General Superintendent Eastern District Southern Ry. Office Greensboro, N. C.
Born Oct. 11, 1859, in Missouri. Entered railway service 187S as clerk in supply department Missouri Pacific Ry,
and held various subordinate positions with that road and the Wabash Ry until Oct. 1885; Oct. 1885 to Feb. 1897,
treasurer and paymaster Havanna Rantoul & Eastern Rd.; Feb. 1887 to Dec. 1890, chief clerk to superintendent
Illinois Central Rd; Dec. 1890 to Sept. 1891, trainmaster Chicago district; Sept. to Dec. 1891, local freight agent
at Chicago; Dec. 1891 to April 1, 1900, superintendent Chicago division at Centralia, Ill.; April 1, 1900 to April
15, 1901, superintendent Amboy division at Clinton, Ill.; April 15, 1901 to June 1902, superintendent Freeport
division, all on the Illinois Central Rd.; June 1902 to April 1, 1904, superintendent Charlotte division Southern
Ry at Charlotte, N. C.; April 1, 1904 to date, assistant general superintendent Eastern district same road.
Baker, Joseph B., Jr., Superintendent Philadelphia Terminal Division Pennsylvania Rd. Office West Philadelphia,
Born Aug. 31, 1855, at Gap, Lancaster County, Pa. Educated in private schools and at Lehigh University. Entered
railway service July 1883 as rodman in roadway department Philadelphia & Reading Rd., since which he has been
consecutively July 1884 to March 1885, rodman and assistant engineer general superintendent's office Pennsylvania
Rd. at Altoona, Pa.; March 1885 to March 1887, assistant supervisor Lewistown division; March 1887 to July 1888,
assistant supervisor Middle division same road at Mifflin, Pa.; July to Dee. 1888, assistant supervisor Philadelphia
Wilmington & Baltimore Rd (part of the Pennsylvania Rd System) at Philadelphia, Pa.; Dec. 1888 to Feb. 1889,
assistant superintendent Pittsburg division at New Florence, Pa.; Feb. to June 1889, supervisor Monongahela division;
June to Sept. 1889, on special work at Johnstown and Conemaugh, Pa.; Dec. 1889 to Oct. 1895, supervisor Philadelphia
division at Paoli, Pa.; Oct. 1895 to Feb. 17, 1897, assistant engineer Middle division Philadelphia & Erie
Rd division; Feb. to April 1897, assistant engineer Pit tsburg division; April 1897 to Jan. 1902, successively
assistant superintendent Pittsburg division and assistant engineer Philadelphia division; Jan. to June 1902, superintendent
Frederick division at York, Pa.; June to Nov. 1902, superintendent Cambria & Clearfield division at Cresson,
Pa.; Nov. 1902 to date, superintendent Philadelphia Terminal, division Pennsylvania Railroad division same road
at West Philadelphia, Pa.
Baker, Ralph H., Liverpool Agent Pennsylvania Rd., Mexican Ry and American & Australian Line. Office
20 Water St., Liverpool, England.
Entered railway service 1892 as agent Mexican Ry at Liverpool, England, since which he has been consecutively July
1894 to date, also Liverpool agent Pennsylvania Rd and American & Australian Line; April 1897 to date, also
Liverpool agent North Staffordshire Ry of England.
Baker, Walter Reginald, Assistant to President Canadian Pacific Ry. Office Montreal, Canada.
Born in England, 1852. Entered railway service 1873 as local freight and passenger agent at Ottawa with Canadian
Central Ry, since which he has been consecutively Feb. to Sept. 1881, assistant to general superintendent and local
treasurer Western division Canadian Pacific Ry; Sept. 1881 to May 1882, purchasing agent same division; May 1882
to June 1883, assistant to general manager same road; June 1883 to Sept. 1, 1892, general superintendent Manitoba
& Northwestern Ry; Sept. 1, 1892 to May 14, 1900, general manager same road; May 14, 1900 to May 1, 1901, executive
agent Canadian Pacific Ry at Winnipeg, Man.; May 1, 1901. to Sept. 1, 1905, assistant to the vice-president; Sept.
1, 1905 to date, assistant to the president same road.
Baker, William Edgar. Address New York.
Born Oct. 18, 1857, at Springfield, Mass. Educated at Lafayette College at Easton, Pa. Entered railway service
1877, since which he has been consecutively to 1884. engineer St. Paul & Pacific Ry, civil engineer St. Paul
Minneapolis & Manitoba Ry, and civil engineer Canadian Pacific Rd.; 1884 to 1889, resident engineer International
& Great Northern Ry; 1889 to 1892, superintendent for the ThomsonHouston Electric Co. in charge of the, installation
of electricity on the West End Street Ry System of Boston, Mass.; 1892 to 1894, general manager Columbian Exposition
Intramural Ry; 1895 to Feb. 1899, general superintendent Metropolitan West Side Elevated Rd of Chicago; Feb. 1899
to March, 1902, general superintendent Manhattan Elevated Ry of New York.
Balcom, William A., Division Engineer Denver & Rio Grande Rd. Office Pueblo, Colo.
Born July 6, 1860, at Edgewood, Ill. Educated at Illinois University. Entered railway service 1878 as rodman and
draftsman Illinois Central Rd., since which he has been consecutively to 1881 with Illinois Central Rd; summer
of 1879, levelman Sioux City & Pacific Rd; 1882 to 1887, with Union Pacific Ry; 1887 to date, division engineer
Denver & Rio Grande Rd.
Baldwin, Archibald Stuart, Chief Engineer Illinois Central Rd. Office Chicago, Ill.
Born Sept. 28, 1861, at Winchester, Va. Entered railway service 1879 as rodman Richmond & Allegheny Rd (now
the Chesapeake & Ohio Ry), since which he has been consecutively 1880 to 1882, assistant engineer and engineer
Iron & Steel Works Association of Virginia; 1882 to 1885, draftsman and engineer Baltimore & Ohio Rd, Philadelphia
extension; 1885 to 1886, principal assistant engineer Missouri River Bridge at Kansas City, Mo., for Chicago Milwaukee
& St. Paul Ry; 1886 to 1887, resident engineer Louisville St. Louis & Texas Ry; 1887 to 1886, assistant
engineer Louisville & Nashville Rd; 1891 to Sept. 1901, roadmaster same road at Elizabethtown, Ky.; Sept. 1901
to May 1, 1903, principal assistant engineer Illinois Central Rd; May 1, 1903 to March 20, 1905, engineer of construction;
March 20, 1905 to date, chief engineer same road.
Baldwin, Francis Wayland, Superintendent Transportation Interoceanic Ry. Office Mexico City, Mex.
Born Sept. 20, 1854, at Weedsport, N. Y. Entered railway service 1869. since which he has been consecutively 1869
to 1871, station agent's clerk and operator Central Vermont Rd; 1871 to 1873, clerk auditing department, and 1873
to 1877, station agent and operator same road;. 1877 to 1881, in charge of freight trainmen and distribution of
cars; 1881, superintendent's clerk Texas Mexican Ry; 1882, trainmaster and dispatcher same road; 1883, trainmaster
Mexican National Ry; 1884 to Oct. 4. 1886, assistant general superintendent Mexican National Ry; Oct. 4, 1886 to
July 1, 1891, superintendent Ogdensburg & Lake Champlain division Central Vermont Rd; July 1, 1891 to March
1892, assistant general superintendent, and March 1892 to Dec. 1899, general superintendent same road; April to
June 1903, trainmaster, and June 1903 to Nov. 1905, superintendent Pacific divisions National Rd of Mexico; Nov.
1905 to date, superintendent transportation Interoceanie Ry.
Baldwin, Hadley, Superintendent St. Louis Division Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry. Office
Born Feb. 24, 1867. Educated at University of Michigan, class of 1893. Entered railway service Sept. 1893, since
which he has been consecutively to Feb. 1896, masonry inspector and assistant engineer Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago
& St. Louis Ry; Feb. to July 1896, supervisor of track; July 1896 to Jan. 1897, resident engineer at East St.
Louis, Ill.; Jan. 1897 to May 1898, supervisor of track; May 1898 to June 1902, engineer maintenance of way at
Indianapolis, Ind.; June to Nov. 1902, engineer of construction at Cincinnati, O.; Nov. 1902 to date, superintendent
St. Louis division at Mattoon, Ill.; entire service on the Cleveland Cincinnati Chicago & St. Louis Ry.
Baldwin, Henry Furlong, Vice-President and General Manager Du Pont Powder Co. Office Wilmington, Del.
Born April 17, 1862, at Waterbury, Md. Graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Entered railway
service in 1884 as rodman Louisville & Nashville Rd, since which he has been consecutively rail inspector,
supervisor and roadmaster same road until Aug. 1889; Aug. 1889 to March 1890, division roadmaster New York Lake
Erie & Western Rd; March 1890 to May 1894, chief engineer Chicago & Eastern Illinois Rd; May 1894 to Oct.
1895, chief engineer Chicago Peoria & St. Louis Ry; Oct. 1, 1895 to April 1900, engineer maintenance of way
Erie Rd at Jersey City, N. J.; April 1900 to Jan. 1904, chief engineer Chicago & Alton Ry; Jan. 1904 to date,
vice-president and general manager Du Pont Powder Co.
Baldwin, William Ashbridge, President Cleveland & Marietta Ry. Office Fittsburg, Pa.
Born June 28, 1835, at Philadelphia, Pa. Entered railway service Nov. 1851 as chainman engineer corps Coal Run
Rd in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, since which he has been consecutively March 1852 to 1854, assistant engineer
same road; 1854 to March 1857, leveler and topographer Lackawanna & Bloomsburg Rd; March 1857 to Dec. 1858,
assistant engineer, leveler and topographer Honduras Inter-Oceanic Rd at Honduras, Central America; Dec. 1858 to
Nov. 1859, clerk to superintendent Western division Pennsylvania Rd; Jan. 1860 to Feb. 1862, assistant engineer
Pennsylvania Rd; Feb. 7, 1862 to March 13, 1863, superintendent Western division Philadelphia & Erie Rd (Pennsylvania
Rd lessee); March 13, 1868 to May 7, 1870, assistant general superintendent same road; May 7. 1870 to Oct. 1, 1873,
general superintendent Philadelphia & Erie division Pennsylvania Rd; Oct. 1, 1873 to Sept. 1, 1881, general
superintendent same division same road, and S. & S. divisions Northern Central Ry; Sept. 1, 1881 to May 1,
1882, manager Pennsylvania Co. and Pittsburg Cincinnati & St. Louis Ry Lines; May 1, 1882 to March 31, 1888,
manager Pennsylvania Co.'s lines; April 1, 1888 to April 1892, vice-president and general manager Buffalo Rochester
& Pittsburg Ry; Nov. 1893 to date, president Cleveland & Marietta Ry; Nov. 1893 to Dec. 31, 1899, also
general manager same road.
Baldwin, William Wright, Assistant to President Chicago Burlington & Quincy Ry. Office Burlington,
Born Sept. 28, 1845, at Keosauqua, Ia. Graduated from the Iowa State University, 1866. Entered railway service
1879 as land commissioner Chicago Burlington & Quincy Rd. After the consolidation of the St. Louis Keokuk &
Northwestern Rd and the. Chicago Burlington & Kansas City Ry with the Chicago Burlington & Quincy Rd, he
was elected president of these two roads; is also assistant to president Chicago Burlington & Quincy Ry.
The Biographical Directory of
the Railway Officials of America
Edition of 1906
Edited and compiled by T. Addison Busbey
Associate Editor The Railway Age.