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Edward Gagel

civil engineer

Edward Gagel, American civil engineer.


Gagel, Edward was born on October 25, 1858 in Mount Hope, New York, United States. Son of Christian J. and Anna M. (Aulinger) Gagel.


Educated Cooper Institute, New York.


Began with Dennis & Mairs, civil engrs., New York, 1876. Draftsman and engineer in charge construction, Brooklyn, Flatbush & Coney Island R.R., 1877-1879. Draftsman and assistant engineer in charge construction, Metropolitan Elevated R.R., New York City, 1879-1880.

Draftsman West Side & Yonkers Railway, January-March 1880. Leveler, draftsman and on construction extension to Hudson River, of New York&N.E. R.R., 1880-1882. Transit man on location Erie & Wyoming Valley R.R., January-July 1882.

Contractor’s engineer on construction Pittsburgh, McKeesport & Youghiogheny R.R., July-September 1882. Draftsman, New York City&Hassaram Rijhumal R.R., September-December 1882. With New York,N.H.&H. R.R., 1882-1929, successively draftsman, engineer in charge construction, div. engineer, principal assistant engineer, district engineer and chief engineer, 1905-1929.


Married Jennie Field Smith, October 14, 1885.

Christian J. Gagel

Anna M. (Aulinger) Gagel

Jennie Field Smith