Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway aka NC&StL, NC&Stl.L, ncstl,  




Albert F. Ganier

Albert GanierBorn in Vicksburg, Miss. September 9, 1883.

Graduate Civil Engineer, Purdue University, June 1908.

N.C. & St. L. Railway, in Chief Engineers office, Nashville, Tenn. 1908

Began as Structural Designer, then Division Engineer, then Engineer of Design for 37 years, preparing plans for complete shops, bridges, depots and re-mapping the entire 1350 mile system.

Retired from the Railway in 1948 at age 65; thereafter gave time to conservation and public service.

In 1915, he and four friends founded the Tennessee Ornithological Society.  From the beginning he played a dominant role in its development.  His contributuions were many and they continued throughout his life.

Information courtesy of Danny Shelton


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