George Stephenson's First Steam Locomotive

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    Short article by Richard Cavendish in History Today Volume 64 Issue 7 July 2014. "A milestone in transportation was reached on July 25th, 1814. Within a few years of his death in 1848 George Stephenson was called ‘the father of the railways’, but that accolade has been challenged because there were other engineers involved in the development of the world’s first railway system. The most notable was Robert Trevithick, a Cornishman, who in 1803 built the first steam locomotive to run on rails..."
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    Link: http://www.historytoday.com/richard-cavendish/george-stephensons-first-steam-locomotive
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