Von Borries

August Friedrich Wilhelm von Borries (1852–1906) was one of Germany's most influential railway engineers, who was primarily concerned with developments in steam locomotives.Von Borries graduated from the Royal Institute of Trade in Charlottenburg, and then spent a year working at the Bergisch-Märkische railway. In 1875 he joined the service of the Hanover division of the Prussian state railways and subsequently became their Chief Mechanical Engineer. In 1880 he designed the first Prussian compound locomotive, built by Schichau in Elbląg. This showed significant fuel savings.
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