Civil engineers -- United States -- Biography
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous professional papers (25 items, 1883-1905) of John S. Webb. Included are two letters concerning railroad under construction in Mississippi; patent for a rail joint (with sketch); blueprints and drawings from various construction projects. 8 misc. photographs.
Overview Sydney B. Williamson was a civil engineer whose most notable achievement was his service as Division Engineer of the Pacific Division of the Panama Canal construction project (1907- 1914). The collection contains project files, photographs, and drawings documenting Williamson's work in Panama, with particular emphasis on the construction of the Miraflores and Pedro Miguel Locks.