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Regency Science and Invention: The Steam Locomotive

Ah, the scourge of the coaching roads. No wonder the railway was destined to become a staple of British travel. Richard Trevithick (1771-1833) was a British inventor. Growing up in the mine rich landscape of Cornwall, he was also a mining engineer. It was as a child where he first saw steam pumps in action, … Continue reading