Samuel Smiles

George and Robert Stephenson

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"George and Robert Stephenson" is a biographical novel about the two railway pioneers and famous engineers, written by their close friend Samuel Smiles. George Stephenson (1781-1848) was an English civil engineer and mechanical engineer who built the first public inter-city railway line in the world to use steam locomotives, the Liverpool and Manchester Railway which opened in 1830. Renowned as the "Father of Railways". Robert Stephenson (1803-1859) was an early railway engineer. The only son of George Stephenson, he built on the achievements of his father. Robert has been called the greatest engineer of the 19th century.
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