Reference Entry

Trevithick, Richard (1771-1833), engineer

Philip Payton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Early life and marriage | High-pressure steam | The first railway locomotive | London interlude | South American adventure | Return to Britain | Death and subsequent historiographical invisibility

Reference Entry.  3137 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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