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Stephenson, Robert 1803-1859

Overview
Works: 243 works in 623 publications in 5 languages and 6,498 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Reviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: TJ140.S8, 330
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Minutes of evidence taken before the Committee on the London and Brighton Railway Bill : (Stephenson's line) by Great Britain( )

13 editions published between 1836 and 2005 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Testimony of Robert Stephenson and others on proposed railway line
General description of the Britannia and Conway tubular bridges : on the Chester & Holyhead Railway : published, with the permission of Robert Stephenson, civil engineer by Edwin Clark( )

18 editions published between 1849 and 1850 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of George Stephenson, railway engineer by Samuel Smiles( Book )

29 editions published between 1858 and 2010 in English and held by 272 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 Bl?cher. 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
Report on the atmospheric railway system by Robert Stephenson( )

12 editions published in 1844 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published in 1847 in English and held by 173 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( )

15 editions published between 1830 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 165 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( )

10 editions published between 1850 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 154 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 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title includes descriptions of the circumstances leading to the building of the Britannia and Conway bridges, the preliminary design tests undertaken, and the floating and raising operations. It goes on to expound the theory of beams, to investigate the strength of materials used in construction, and to give an account of tidal observations made at the works
The supply of water : Mr. Stephenson's award by Robert Stephenson( )

5 editions published in 1848 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published in 1838 in English and Undetermined and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General description of the Britannia and Conway tubular bridges : on the Chester & Holyhead Railway by Latimer Clark( )

5 editions published in 1850 in English and held by 124 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 )

4 editions published between 1831 and 1984 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General description of the Britannia and Conway tubular bridges : on the Chester & Holyhead Railway by Edwin Clark( )

5 editions published between 1849 and 2005 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published in 1858 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1969 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1847 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rapport sur l'établissement de chemins de fer en Suisse by Robert Stephenson( Book )

7 editions published between 1850 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse: Mémoire technique et économique proposant deux lignes principales formant une croix et obéissant à la logique de la topographie en suivant les voies d'eau
Britannia and Conway tubular bridges by Edwin Clark( Book )

5 editions published in 1850 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liverpool and Manchester Railway : report to the directors on the comparative merits of loco-motive & fixed engines as a moving power by James Walker( Book )

2 editions published in 1829 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The life of George Stephenson, railway engineer
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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 British railway engineer

Robert Stephenson Brits politicus

Robert Stephenson ingegnere britannico

Robert Stephenson politicien britannique

Robertus Stephenson

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Stephenson, Robert

Роберт Стефенсон

Роберт Стефенсон британський інженер

روبرت ستيفنسون

روبيرت ستيفنسون

로버트 스티븐슨

ロバート・スチーブンソン

羅伯特·史蒂芬生

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