George Stephenson

His Life and Career

Author: F. L. Clarke

Publisher:

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Category: Locomotives

Page: 140

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George Stephenson

The Locomotive and the Railway

Author: John F. Layson

Publisher:

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Category: Electronic book

Page: 128

View: 818

The Life of George Stephenson, Railway Engineer

Author: Samuel Smiles

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Category: History

Page: 570

View: 210

Published in 1857, this first biography of the great railway engineer describes in fascinating detail his life, labours and loves.

George Stephenson

Author: Hunter Davies

Publisher: The History Press

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 320

View: 230

Much is known about the achievements of George Stephenson and of his infamous creation, the Rocket, yet little is known of the man himself. This volume is a profile of the self-taught and often testy Geordie, whose Victorian invention is now the backbone of every nation on the planet.

George Stephenson

A Life From Beginning to End

Author: Hourly History

Publisher: Hourly History

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 52

View: 291

George Stephenson is one of the world’s most famous engineers. His pioneering work on steam-powered locomotion would supercharge the industrial revolution in the United Kingdom and help bring about the heyday of the British Empire. Through his talent and passion for engineering, Stephenson was able to transform the landscape around him, ushering in an era when travel across the country could be achieved in hours instead of days or even weeks. He is the epitome of the self-made man, rising from the lowest of origins to dominate the society in which he lived. Inside you will read about... ✓ A Childhood in Coal ✓ From Illiterate to Engineer ✓ The Self-Made Man ✓ The Safety Lamp Controversy ✓ The Liverpool-Manchester Failure ✓ The Rocket Takes Over the World And much more! This book tells the story of George Stephenson, from those humblest of origins to his final days as one of the country’s most revered and successful men.

George Stephenson

Author: Emma Fischel

Publisher: Franklin Watts

ISBN:

Category: Railroad engineers

Page: 48

View: 524

Each title in this series tells the story of a man or woman whose dedication to their chosen cause led to changes that affect all our lives today. Each includes a vivid description of the world in which the famous person lived. This title explores the life of locomotive pioneer George Stephenson.

George Stephenson

The Train Man

Author: Sean Callery

Publisher:

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Category: Engineers

Page: 24

View: 580

Travel back in time with George Stephenson and find out about the very first trains, how they worked and how fast they could go!