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George & Robert Stephenson

Michael Robbins

George & Robert Stephenson

by Michael Robbins

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Stephenson, George, 1781-1848.,
    • Stephenson, Robert, 1803-1859.,
    • Railroad engineers -- Great Britain -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMichael Robbins.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF140.S73 R56 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 69 p. :
      Number of Pages69
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3854539M
      ISBN 100112903428
      LC Control Number81173558

      Robert Stephenson has 26 books on Goodreads with 22 ratings. Robert Stephenson’s most popular book is Anywhere but Earth. In his book George and Robert Stephenson, the author L.T.C. Rolt relates that opinion varied about the two lamps' efficiency: that the Davy Lamp gave more light, but the Geordie Lamp was thought to be safer in a more gaseous atmosphere. He made reference to an incident at Oaks Colliery in Barnsley where both lamps were in astonmartingo.com: 9 June , Wylam, Northumberland, England.

      Apr 12,  · Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss George Stephenson, known as the Father of Railways, and his son Robert, designer of the Rocket, whose contribution was arguably even greater. Mar 12,  · Read "George & Robert Stephenson A Passion for Success" by David Ross available from Rakuten Kobo. From poverty to immense wealth, from humble beginnings to international celebrity, George and Robert Stephenson's was an Brand: The History Press.

      Editions for Lives of the Engineers: George and Robert Stephenson: (Kindle Edition), (Audiobook published in ), (Hardcover published in ), Get this from a library! George & Robert Stephenson: a passion for success. [David Ross] -- From poverty to immense wealth, from humble beginnings to international celebrity, George and Robert Stephenson's was an extraordinary joint career. Together they overshadow all other engineers, with.


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Jan 15,  · His first book, Narrow Boat, published indescribes a journey along the English canals during the twelve years that he lived afloat. His subsequent biographies of famous engineers, like his writings on railways and motor cars, show his concern to give the story of the Industrial Revolution as an imaginative and literary astonmartingo.com by: 8.

Oct 28,  · The railways were the most revolutionary innovation of Victorian times. They carried Britain into the modern age with dramatic speed, transforming the pace and style of everyday life. We owe them to two men who, father and son, can lay claim to be the most important engineers of their time, George and Robert Stephenson/5.

Overview From poverty to great wealth and obscurity to world fame, George and Robert Stephenson's was an extraordinary joint career.

While giving full treatment to their great engineering exploits, this authoritative biography also explores their domestic lives, personalities and relationships, and their involvement with the ideas of the time.

George and Robert Stephenson [David Ross] on astonmartingo.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. From poverty to immense wealth, from humble beginnings to international celebrity, George and Robert Stephenson's was an extraordinary joint career. Together they overshadow all other engineersAuthor: David Ross.

This book is primarily a photographic celebration of the legacy of George and Robert Stephenson, the father and son team in the forefront of the development of the railways, servicing the burgeoning industrial astonmartingo.com: Chris Morris.

Life of George Stephenson and of His Son Robert Stephenson; Comprising Also a History of the Invention and Introduction of the Railway Locomotive. Smiles, Samuel. Published by Harper and Brothers, New York ().

The railway revolution;: George and Robert Stephenson [L. C Rolt] on astonmartingo.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Fascinating dual biography of George and Robert Stephenson. Although George Stephenson lacked formal educationAuthor: L.

C Rolt. Jan 07,  · Lives of the Engineers The Locomotive. George and Robert Stephenson - Kindle edition by Samuel Smiles. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Lives of the Engineers The Locomotive. George and Robert Stephenson/5(6). Lives of the Engineers book.

Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. George Stephenson did not invent the steam engine, that was d /5. George Robert Stephenson, pioneer English railroad engineer who assisted his uncle George Stephenson and his cousin Robert Stephenson in their work.

Educated at King William College, Isle of Man, he entered his uncle’s employ on the Manchester and Leeds Railway in. George Robert Stephenson (20 October – 26 October ) was a British civil engineer. Life. Stephenson was born to Robert Stephenson Senior (brother of the famed George Stephenson) in Newcastle upon astonmartingo.com a family of civil engineers, his father was engineer of Pendleton Colliery and Nantlle Railway, while his uncle George Stephenson and cousin Robert Stephenson were prolific Born: 20 OctoberNewcastle upon Tyne, Tyne.

This is a new biography of two great British engineering pioneers, who did much to develop the world we now live astonmartingo.com and Robert Stephenson, were at the forefront of early railways and were at the cutting edge of modern engineering astonmartingo.comrial.

Robert Stephenson FRS HFRSE FRSA DCL (16 October – 12 October ) was an early English railway and civil engineer. The only son of George Stephenson, the "Father of Railways", he built on the achievements of his father. Robert has been called the greatest engineer of the 19th astonmartingo.com: Fellow of the Royal Society (), Knight of the.

A definitive biography of his son is J. Jeaffreson, The Life of Robert Stephenson (; 2d ed. Rolt, The Railway Revoultion: George and Robert Stephenson (), shows great insight, and Michael Robbins, George and Robert Stephenson (), is a short, well-written account.

Additional Biography Sources. George Stephenson began life in 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.4/5(1).

The Life of George Stephenson book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Seminal biography of George Stephenson (), English /5(6). Jan 15,  · George and Robert Stephenson by L. Rolt,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1). The best known authorities [in ] are still the biographies by Smiles, in his Lives of the Engineers, and the Life of Robert Stephenson, by Jeaffreson; there are other memoirs, of which the most valuable is an 'Address on the two late Eminent Engineers,' delivered in to the North of England Institute of Mining Engineers, by Nicholas Wood, whose own early career was closely connected with that of.

We owe them to two men who, father and son, can lay claim to be the most important engineers of their time, George and Robert Stephenson. In this excellent biography L. Rolt, author of Brunel 5/5(1). Robert Louis Stevenson (13 November – 3 December ) was a Scottish novelist and travel writer, most noted for Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and A Child's Garden of Verses.

Born and educated in Edinburgh, Stevenson suffered from serious bronchial trouble for much of his life, but continued to write prolifically and travel widely in defiance of his Notable works: Treasure Island, A Child's Garden.

George and Robert Stephenson: The Railway Revolution (Pelican) Penguin Books Ltd, Paperback, ; George and Robert Stephenson: The Railway Revolution Greenwood Press Reprint, Hardcover, ; George and Robert Stephenson, The Railway Revolution Longmans, Green & Co., Hardcover, ; George and Robert Stephenson Longman, Hardcover, 04/5(20).THE LIFE OF George Stephenson and his son Robert Stephenson Comprising also a history of the invention and introduction of the railway locomotive.

By Samual Smiles With Portraits and Numerous Illustrations. [iii] PREFACE. The present is a revised edition of the Life of George.George Stephenson was born on June 9,in the coal mining village of Wylam, England. His father, Robert Stephenson, was a poor, hard-working man who supported his family entirely from wages of twelve shillings a week.