Manning, Lewis B., 1838-1903
Lewis B. Manning was born in 1838 in Corning. He joined the Fall Brook Railway Company in the 1870s and worked for the company which was later absorbed by the New York Central Rail Road Company. As locomotive engineer he was accounted very skillful and safe. For a series of years he was engineer of Gen. Geo. J. Magee's private engine and car, the "John." Manning died on December 16, 1903.
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Lewis B. Manning (1838-1903), locomotive engineer. The collection contains a letter from Manning to E.M. Blodgett regarding a profile survey map of a proposed railroad route between Rumney and East Canaan, New Hampshire. He comments on the feasibility of the route. The profile map is also included.