The history of The Engineer magazine

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Edward Healey (1845-1906) is said to have had a keen interest in railway development and counted engineering titans Robert Stephenson, Isambard Kingdom Brunel and William Fairbairn among his friends

Founded in 1856 by Edward Charles Healey, The Engineer has reported on many of UK industry’s most iconic moments. But as this fascinating piece from the magazine’s 1956 Centenary edition reveals, the history of The Engineer itself – and the people who have worked on it – is perhaps no less fascinating.

Click here to read the centenary article detailing the history of The Engineer

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