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George & Robert Stephenson

Railway Pioneers
  • Author: Chris Morris
  • Binding: Paperback
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This book is primarily a photographic celebration of the legacy of George and Robert Stephenson, the father and son team in theforefront of the development of the railways, servicing the burgeoning industrialrevolution. The life of George Stephenson presents a classic rags to richestale – from illiterate colliery worker to pit owner and railway magnate. Hisson Robert combined the best traits of his father's character with new talentsof his own to become, rightly, the most feted of the heroic Victorianengineers. Their transport revolution was made possible through improvements inrail technology and, most importantly, the development of the steam locomotiveitself.

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