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Glossary Results for Word "Stephenson, Robert (1803—1859)"

Stephenson, Robert (1803—1859) Son of George, Railway engineer. Designed the “Rocket”, winner of the RainhillExplain 'Rainhill Trials' prize in 1829. Engineer of the London & Birmingham RailwayExplain 'London & Birmingham Railway (LBR)', and designer of numerous bridges, including the Britannia bridge over the Menai Strait and the high-level bridge at Newcastle-upon-Tyne.