Carl Roman Abt

Mechanical Engineer, Inventor

1850 – 1933

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Who was 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.

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Born
Jul 16, 1850
Bünzen
Nationality
  • Switzerland
Profession
Died
May 1, 1933
Lucerne

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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