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Stephenson, Robert 1803-1859

Overview
Works: 306 works in 645 publications in 4 languages and 6,757 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Reviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Director, Performer
Classifications: TF140.S73, 926.2
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The life of George Stephenson and of his son Robert Stephenson; comprising also a history of the invention and introduction of the railway locomotive by Samuel Smiles( Book )

30 editions published between 1858 and 2010 in English and held by 174 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 )

17 editions published between 1849 and 2005 in English and held by 126 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 )

20 editions published in 1850 in English and held by 96 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

Report on the atmospheric railway system by Robert Stephenson( Book )

10 editions published in 1844 in English and Undetermined and held by 50 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 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1900 and 1914 in English and Undetermined and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published in 1847 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations on the comparative merits of locomotive & fixed engines : as applied to railways by Robert Stephenson( )

2 editions published in 1830 in English and held by 24 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 24 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

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

2 editions published in 1836 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Testimony of Robert Stephenson and others on proposed railway line
Report of Robert Stephenson, civil engineer : on the supply of water to the town of Liverpool by Robert Stephenson( )

2 editions published in 1850 in English and held by 24 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 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minutes of evidence taken before the Committee on the London & Brighton Railway Bills Stephenson's line by Great Britain( Book )

3 editions published between 1837 and 2005 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Testimony of Robert Stephenson and others on proposed railway line
The supply of water Mr. Stephenson's award by Robert Stephenson( Book )

3 editions published in 1848 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1969 in German and held by 19 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 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

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

 
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The life of George Stephenson and of his son Robert Stephenson; comprising also a history of the invention and introduction of the railway locomotive
Alternative Names
Cha con nh Stephenson

Robert III Stephenson

Robert Stephenson

Robert Stephenson angielski inżynier, syn i wspłpracownik George'a

Robert Stephenson britischer Ingenieur

Robert Stephenson Brits politicus

Robert Stephenson ingegnere britannico

Robertus Stephenson

Stephenson, Robert

Роберт Стефенсон

روبرت ستيفنسون

روبيرت ستيفنسون

로버트 스티븐슨

ロバート・スチーブンソン

羅伯特史蒂芬生

Languages
English (273)

French (3)

Swedish (2)

German (1)

Covers
Robert Stephenson-the eminent engineerMen of iron : Brunel, Stephenson and the inventions that shaped the modern workGeorge & Robert Stephenson : a passion for successRobert Stephenson : an illustrated life of Robert Stephenson, 1803-1859