George Stephenson (1781-1848), English.  Father of railways, and engineer who built first intercity railway to  use steam locomotives.

George Stephenson June 1781 – 12 August was an English civil engineer and mechanical engineer who built the first public inter-city railway line in the world to use steam locomotives, the Liverpool and Manchester Railway which opened in

George Stephenson not only invented the first railway engine, but set the standard gauge of railways at 4 fee 8 1/2 inches, still used today

George Stephenson not only invented the first railway engine, but set the standard gauge of railways at 4 fee 8 inches, still used today

George Stephenson 1781-1848, English Engineer..Stephenson began his working life in coal mines and was one of the first people to realise how steam power and railways could help the coal industry develop, He became  engineer to the pioneering Stockton and Darlington railway company and drove the world's first steam-powered train in 1825. He built the famous Rocket in 1829. It became the standard design that all steam locomotives were based.

The first Locomotive Engine - George Stephenson is an English Engineer born in Wylam. He built the famous Rocket in It became the standard design that all steam locomotives were based.

What Do You Know about the Guy Who Invented the Steam Locomotive Engine?: George Stephenson. George Stephenson was born on June 9, 1781, in the coal mining village of Wylam, England. His father, Robert Stephenson, was a poor, hard working man, that supported his family entirely from wages of twelve shillings a week. Wagons loaded with coal passed through Wylam several times a day. These wagons were drawn by horses -- locomotives had not yet been invented.

What Do You Know about the Guy Who Invented the Steam Locomotive Engine?

George Stephenson - inventor of the first steam locomotive engine for railroads.

Statue of George Stephenson at Chesterfield Railway Station, Derbyshire, UK

Statue of George Stephenson at Chesterfield Railway Station, Derbyshire, UK

George Stephenson and Robert Stephenson pioneered the railway engine during the Victorian period

Sources of information about George Stephenson and Robert Stephenson and their locomotives

Steam Locomotive George Stephenson Rocket | George Stephenson's Rocket train, the ...

Primary school classroom resources about George Stephenson including biographical details, videos, games, activities and lesson plans

Stephenson's safety lamp shown with Davy's lamp on the left

Miners' safety lamps showing the inventions of Humphy Davy and George Stephenson

Locomotive constructed in 1816 by Stephenson for the Killingworth Colliery

George Stephenson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Engineer and railway pioneer George Stephenson's Birthplace in Wylam, Northumberland, England

Engineer and railway pioneer George Stephenson's Birthplace in Wylam, Northumberland, England

WORLD'S  STEEPEST  RAILWAY || pilatus Railway switzerland

WORLD'S STEEPEST RAILWAY || pilatus Railway switzerland

George Stephenson inspires me !

A detailed biography of George Stephenson that includes includes images, quotations and the main facts of his life. GCSE: The Industrial Revolution.

George Stephenson who was the prolific builder of the first trains at the end of the Regency Era

British history posts by authors of British historical fiction.

Royal Doulton Large Character Jug, George Stephenson D7093, Large

Royal Doulton Character Jug, George Stephenson (black, maroon, white and tan coloration).

Post stamp Central African Republic CA 15115 b	190th anniversary of the locomotion No. 1 by George Stephenson (George Stephenson (1781-1848), Locomotion No. 1, 1825)

Post stamp Central African Republic CA 15115 b anniversary of the locomotion No. 1 by George Stephenson (George Stephenson Locomotion No.

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