Karl Gustav Brescius
It studied Dresden at the technical institute. Zu seinen Lehrern gehörte Professor Andreas Schubert. Brescius gained first practical experiences as a railway engineer with the building of the Saxonian Schlesischen railway from Dresden to Görlitz. With the building of the Saxonian Böhmischen railway Dresden - soil brook (1847) was Brescius already as Abteilingsingenieur responsibly for the distance section in the range king stone. In the year 1853 Guido Brescius signed the article of employment as Maschinenmeister and a civil engineer of the Albert course AG. Thus it was responsible to Tharandt as well as the Niederhermsdorfer and Hänichener course of branch of coal for planning and construction supervision of the Albert course Dresden -. With the building of the Hänichener course of branch of coal Brescius dared an alignment with artificial length development for the overcoming of the difference in height between Plauen reason of Gitterseer Hochebene, with inclinations course used by 1:40 with one in the pure friction enterprise (adhesion course) and with 85 m elbow radius on a main course with standard gauge. The first mountain course in Germany and the second mountain course in Europe originated in to 1856 after the Semmeringbahn in Austria. For this reason the Saxonian king gave Johann of the coal course entitled-proves to the surnames Saxonian Semmeringbahn. The discords with the supervisory board of the Albert course AG and its study trips to England affected the health of Guido Brescius negatively. He already deceased to 4. December 1864 in the mental hospital on the sun stone in Pirna.
The Hänichener course of branch of coal is this very day partially present as technical monument wind mountain railway.
|NAME||Brescius, Karl Gustav (Guido)|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||German railway engineer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||25. March 1824|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Bautzen|
|DYING DATE||4. December 1864|