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Stephenson, George (1781-1848), colliery and railway engineer

Maurice Kirby

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/26397
Stephenson, George (1781-1848), colliery and railway engineer


Early mechanical experience | A safety lamp | Early locomotives | The Stockton and Darlington Railway | Liverpool and Manchester Railway | The Rocket and the Rainhill trial, 1829 | Later railway projects | Last years

Reference Entry.  4905 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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