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The Stephensons and Other Railway Pioneers

J. F. Layson

Published by Hesperides Press
ISBN 10: 1406797316 / ISBN 13: 9781406797312
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Title: The Stephensons and Other Railway Pioneers

Publisher: Hesperides Press

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

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Paperback. 312 pages. Dimensions: 8.3in. x 5.5in. x 0.9in.Originally published in the late 1800s, this book is a comprehensively detailed look at the great railway pioneers, giving particular focus to the Stephensons and their achievements. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. Contents Include : GEORGE STEPHENSON: Primitive Travelling State Carriages Birthplace of George Stephenson and the Modern Locomotive Getting on in the World Killingworth Bereavement The Colliery Engineer George Makes improvements The Miners Enemy The Colliery on Fire George Improves the Locomotive and the Rail Popular Apathy Robert Stephensons Education The Liverpool and Manchester Railway A Prophecy Opening of the Second Public Railroad Death of Huskisson The Triumph of the Railway System Stephensons Success ROBERT STEPHENSON: Childhood Long Benton School Bright Prospect s Beyond the Atlantic Roberts Sails for South America The Mechanical Engineer Locomotive Improvement The Young Engineer Receives Various Appointments Deserved Distinction Rival Projects The Battle of the Gauges Robert Stephenson Enters Parliament Richard Trevithick William Hedley Timothy Hackworth Isambard Kingdom Brunel This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781406797312

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Synopsis: Originally published in the late 1800s, this book is a comprehensively detailed look at the great railway pioneers, giving particular focus to the Stephensons and their achievements. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. Contents Include : GEORGE STEPHENSON: Primitive Travelling State Carriages Birthplace of George Stephenson and the Modern Locomotive Getting on in the World Killingworth Bereavement The Colliery Engineer George Makes improvements The Miner's Enemy The Colliery on Fire George Improves the Locomotive and the Rail Popular Apathy Robert Stephenson's Education The Liverpool and Manchester Railway A Prophecy Opening of the Second Public Railroad Death of Huskisson The Triumph of the Railway System Stephenson's Success ROBERT STEPHENSON: Childhood Long Benton School Bright Prospect s Beyond the Atlantic Roberts Sails for South America The Mechanical Engineer Locomotive Improvement The Young Engineer Receives Various Appointments Deserved Distinction Rival Projects "The Battle of the Gauges" Robert Stephenson Enters Parliament Richard Trevithick William Hedley Timothy Hackworth Isambard Kingdom Brunel

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