Ref NoWAT/2
Alt Ref NoIMS/403
TitlePapers of North Western Railway, India
DescriptionWorking papers relating to Watney's career in the North Western Railway, India, with correspondence about his employment and military role during the Second World War [WWII]. Material covers technical data and notebooks, covering North Western Railway's Class I locomotive.

Also, printed materials relating to his time as works manager at the North Western Railway and his life in the country.

Positons Watney held include:
1926: Assistant Locomotive, Carriage and Wagon Superintendent, North Western Railway (NWR)
1929: Asstistant Works Manager/Production Engineer in Moghalpura, NWR
1934: Personal Assistant to Chief Mechanical Engineer, NWR
1935: Works manager, NWR
1939: Deputy Director of Mechanical Engineering, NWR
1944: Mechanical Engineer, NWR
1945: Superintendent Mechanical Workshops, NWR

He left Pakistan in 1948 and started working for Tata Locomotive and Engineering Company at their Jamshedpur-TELCO factory. On leaving in 1950, he took up work in the Bombay Branch of Marshall Sons and Company.
Extent3 boxes; 8 vol(s); 6 files; 1 item
Physical DescriptionManuscript; printed materials
Access StatusOpen
CodePerson/Organisation NameDates
NA1246Watney; Norman Charles
IME196North Western Railway; 1886-1947; Indian railway company1886-1947
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