Carl Roman Abt
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Who is Carl Roman Abt?
Carl Roman Abt was a Swiss mechanical engineer, inventor and entrepreneur. He made groundbreaking innovations in rack-and-pinion railways, giving his name to one of the most widely used systems developed for mountain railways, the Abt rack system.
- born on (165 years ago) in Bünzen
- nationality: Switzerland
- profession: Engineer, mechanical engineer, inventor
- died on (82 years ago) in Lucerne
- award: - John Scott Legacy Medal and Premium - "Railways for Steep Inclines" (engineering)
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