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|1869||Shropshire Union Canal||He was appointed canal engineer.|
|1871||Shropshire Union - Llangollen Canal||He was appointed to the Board of the tramway company building a line down the Ceiriog valley to join the canal at near Chirk.|
|1873||Shropshire Union - Llangollen Canal||He suggested the canal from Llangollen and the Weston Branch could be converted into a narrow-gauge railway and extended to Wem.|
|July 1888||Shropshire Union - Middlewich Branch||As resident engineer he reported on the cost of providing rails for an experiment with hauling boats using a small 18 inch gauge steam locomotive over about a mile on the branch.|
|Early 1890||Shropshire Union Main Line||He made an estimate of £895,475 to rebuild the 66.5 miles of canal from Ellesmere Port to Autherley to take larger craft.|