The question was posed ‘ who is the ultimate engineer ’.
The debate over lunch was long and heated and now with the help of some questionable photoshoping we think we have created the perfect mechanical boffin…
Frederick “Fred” Dibnah MBE (28 April 1938 – 6 November 2004), born in Bolton, was an English steeplejack and eccentric with a keen interest in mechanical engineering who became a cult television personality.
Isambard Kingdom Brunel, 9 April 1806 – 15 September 1859), was an English mechanical and civil engineer who built bridges and dockyards, the Great Western Railway, a series of steamships including the first propeller-driven transatlantic steamship and numerous important bridges and tunnels. His designs revolutionised public transport and modern engineering.