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The Life of George Stephenson



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This vintage book contains Samuel Smiles Jr.'s 1857 biography, “The Life of George Stephenson”. George Stephenson (1781–1848) was an English engineer who is responsible for building the world's first inter-city railway line to use steam locomotives, the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. This fascinating and insightful biography is highly recommended for those with an interest in locomotive history, and it would make for a worthy addition to any collection. Samuel Smiles (1812–1904) was a Scottish author. Other notable works by this author include: “Self-Help” (1859), “Character” (1871), and “Thrift” (1875). Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction.






This vintage book contains Samuel Smiles Jr.'s 1857 biography, “The Life of George Stephenson”. George Stephenson (1781–1848) was an English engineer who is responsible for building the world's first inter-city railway line to use steam locomotives, the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. This fascinating and insightful biography is highly recommended for those with an interest in locomotive history, and it would make for a worthy addition to any collection. Samuel Smiles (1812–1904) was a Scottish author. Other notable works by this author include: “Self-Help” (1859), “Character” (1871), and “Thrift” (1875). Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction.


The Life of George Stephenson and of His Son Robert Stephenson Comprising Also a History of the Invention and Introduction of the Railway Locomotive . The Life of George Stephenson Railway Engineer Samuel Smiles in this web service Cam b ridge U n iversity Press www.cambridge.org Cambridge U nive rsit y Pre ss 52733 The Life of George Stephenson Railway Engineer Samuel Smiles Copyright Information More information. George Stephenson began life in 1781 in the worst and poorest of all circumstances he did not learn to read until he was twenty years old but he together with his son Robert became the foremost engineers in the railway world. by Samuel Smiles. GEORGE STEPHENSON AND OF HIS SON ROBERT STEPHENSON.


George Stephenson Biography

The Life of George Stephenson and of his Son Robert Stephenson Illustrated Comprising Also a History of the Invention and Introduction of the Railway . Summary George Stephenson is 91 years old and was born on. He is known as the Father of Railways for his contributions in the field. We found 187 entries for George Stephenson in United States. George Stephenson did not invent the steam engine that was due to Newcomen and later to James Watt. George Stephenson born J Wylam Northumberland Englanddied Aug Chesterfield Derbyshire English engineer and principal inventor of the railroad locomotive. See pics for condition. The railway age had begun and George Stephenson was its guiding spirit. His rail gauge of 4 ft 8.5 inches became the global standard gauge. George Stephenson English engineer and principal inventor of the railroad locomotive. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC android iOS devices. FREE shipping on qualifying offers.


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