George Stephenson
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Selected works
1814 Blucher steam locomotive ... Killingworth
1815 Safety Lamp ... Killingworth
1819-22 Chief engineer, Hetton Colliery Railway construction ... County Durham (first railway designed specifically for steam haulage)
1822-25 Chief engineer, Stockton & Darlington Railway construction .. Witton to Stockton on Tees, County Durham, £167,000
1823 Robert Stephenson & Company Forth Street works established ... Newcastle upon Tyne
1823-25 Gaunless Bridge, Stockton & Darlington Railway ... County Durham (now at National Railway Museum, York)
1824 George Stephenson & Son established in Newcastle-upon-Tyne
1825-30 Chief engineer, Bolton & Leigh Railway construction and locomotives ... Lancashire, £68,000
1825-30 Chief engineer, Canterbury & Whitstable Railway construction ... Kent, £83,000
1825-28 Chief engineer, Nantlle Railway construction ... Nantlle to Caernarfon
1826-30 Chief engineer, Liverpool & Manchester Railway construction .. £820,000
1826-29 Wapping and Crown Street Tunnels, Liverpool & Manchester Railway ... Liverpool
1826-30 Chat Moss crossing, Liverpool & Manchester Railway ... Manchester
1826-30 Edge Hill Station, Liverpool & Manchester Railway ... Liverpool
1826-30 Mount Olive Cutting, Liverpool & Manchester Railway ... Liverpool
1827-33 Sankey Viaduct, Liverpool & Manchester Railway ... Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside
1828 Newton Viaduct, Liverpool & Manchester Railway ... Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside
1829 Rocket locomotive wins Rainhill Trials, Liverpool & Manchester Railway ... Rainhill, Merseyside
1829-30 Liverpool Road Station, Liverpool & Manchester Railway ... Castlefield, Manchester
c1830 Invicta locomotive ... Canterbury, Kent
1830 Rainhill Station Skew Bridge, Liverpool & Manchester Railway ... Rainhill, Merseyside
1830 River Irwell Bridge, Liverpool & Manchester Railway ... Castlefield, Manchester
1831-32 Leicester & Swannington Railway ... Leicestershire
1834 Grosmont Horse Tunnel ... Grosmont, North Yorkshire
1836-37 Chief engineer, Birmingham & Derby Railway ... replaced by Robert Stephenson
1837-41 Summit Tunnel, Manchester & Leeds Railway ... Walsden, West Yorkshire
c1839 Earlestown Railway Station, Liverpool & Manchester Railway ... Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside
1840 Gauxholme Viaduct, Manchester & Leeds Railway ... Todmorden, West Yorkshire
1842-44 1844 diversion, Liverpool & Manchester Railway ... Manchester
Patents
No.3887 ... "Construction of locomotive-engines for locomotive for locomotive coupling rods", with Ralph Dodds ... 28th February 1815
No.4067 ... "Construction of railways and frameways for facilitating the conveyance of carriages, goods, and materials along the said ways and frameways, by improvements in the construction of the machine, carriages, carriage wheels, railways and frameways employed for that purpose", with William Losh ... 30th September 1816
No.4662 ... "Steam engines" ... 21st March 1822
No.6111 ... "Constructing wheels for railway carriages" ... 30th April 1831
No.11066 ... "Locomotive steam-engines", with William Howe ... 11th February 1846
All items by George Stephenson  •  Everything built ... 1781 - 1848
sources  DNB, Skeat, Smiles3, BDCE1, BDCE2
portrait  engraving by W Holl after a portrait by John Lucas, published 1862 by John Murray, Albemarle Street, London

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