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Stephenson, Robert 1803-1859

Overview
Works: 321 works in 675 publications in 5 languages and 6,725 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Reviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Director, Other, Performer
Classifications: TF140.S73, 926.2
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The life of George Stephenson, railway engineer by Samuel Smiles( Book )

27 editions published between 1858 and 2010 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography discusses the life of George Stephenson. He improved on the earlier steam-powered locomotive designs by using flanged-wheel adhesion on his locomotive, the Blücher. He also built the Locomotion, the train of choice on the Stockton and Darlington Railway. That railway was the first public steam railway in the world and had considerable influence on the wide-spread use of trains. His train Rocket won the Rainhill Trials, a competition for locomotions of the time. He continued to make larger, better-running trains throughout his life
General description of the Britannia and Conway tubular bridges on the Chester & Holyhead Railway by Edwin Clark( Book )

18 editions published between 1849 and 2005 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Britannia and Conway tubular bridges. With general inquires on beams and on the properties of materials used in construction by Edwin Clark( Book )

23 editions published in 1850 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report to the directors of the Liverpool and Manchester railway, on the comparative merits of locomotive and fixed engines, as a moving power by James Walker( Book )

5 editions published between 1829 and 1984 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minutes of evidence taken before the Committee on the London and Brighton Railway Bill (Sir John Rennie's line) by Great Britain( Book )

7 editions published between 1836 and 2005 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Testimony of Robert Stephenson and others on proposed railway line
Report on the atmospheric railway system by Robert Stephenson( Book )

5 editions published in 1844 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations on the comparative merits of locomotive & fixed engines as applied to railways : being a reply to the report of Mr. James Walker, to the directors of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway by Robert Stephenson( Book )

6 editions published between 1830 and 1986 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to breathe, speak, and sing by Robert Stephenson( Book )

10 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The double gauge observations on Mr. Brunel's report on the double gauge by Robert Stephenson( Book )

8 editions published in 1847 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report of Robert Stephenson, civil engineer on the supply of water to the town of Liverpool : March 28th, 1850 by Robert Stephenson( Book )

6 editions published between 1850 and 2005 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description of the patent locomotive steam engine of Messrs. Robert Stephenson and Co., Newcastle-upon-Tyne by W. P Marshall( Book )

3 editions published in 1838 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations on the present state of the linen trade of Ireland : in a series of letters, addressed to the ... Trustees of the Linen Manufacture by Robert Stephenson( )

2 editions published in 1784 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Britannia- und Conway-Röhrenbrücke by E Werner( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in German and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The supply of water Mr. Stephenson's award by Robert Stephenson( Book )

3 editions published in 1848 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W.O. Simpson, Methodist minister and missionary by Joseph Bush( Book )

2 editions published in 1886 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isthmus of Suez canal. A letter addressed to the editor of the "Austrian gazette" by Robert Stephenson( Book )

4 editions published in 1858 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report, maps and papers by Great Indian Peninsula Railway Company( Book )

2 editions published in 1847 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The railway revolution; George and Robert Stephenson by L. T. C Rolt( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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
The lives of George and Robert Stephenson by Samuel Smiles( Book )

1 edition published in 1879 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Samuel Smiles's Lives of the Engineers looks at locomotives and George and Robert Stephenson's lives
The rocket, or, The story of the Stephensons, father and son : a book for boys by Helen C Knight( Book )

1 edition published in 1868 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The life of George Stephenson, railway engineer
Alternative Names
Cha con nhà Stephenson

Robert III Stephenson

Robert Stephenson

Robert Stephenson angielski inżynier, syn i współpracownik George'a

Robert Stephenson britischer Ingenieur

Robert Stephenson Brits politicus

Robert Stephenson ingegnere britannico

Robertus Stephenson

Stephenson, Robert

Роберт Стефенсон

روبرت ستيفنسون

روبيرت ستيفنسون

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