- W. C. Riddick with surveying instrument used in the late 1830s to survey the right-of-way for the Raleigh and Gaston Railroad
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- W. C. Riddick poses with with surveying instrument used in the late 1830s to survey the right-of-way for the Raleigh and Gaston Railroad. Wallace Carl Riddick, former president of North Carolina State College and its first dean of the School of Engineering, took his first surveying lesson on this instrument in 1883 and later used it for his first surveying job. The instrument was formerly owned by Professor Luther Rice Mills of Wake Forest College and donated to State College by his sons.
Riddick, W. C. (Wallace Carl), 1864-1942
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