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The rage for railroads is so great that many will be laid in parts where they will not pay. ---->>>

I am glad to learn that the Parliament Bill has been passed for the Darlington Railway. ---->>>

I am much obliged by the favourable sentiments you express towards me, and shall be happy if I can be of service in carrying into execution your plans. ---->>>

The principles upon which a safety lamp might be constructed I stated to several persons long before Sir Humphrey Davy came into this part of the country. ---->>>


Nationality: English
Born: June 9, 1781
Birthplace: Wylam, Northumberland, England
Die: August 12, 1848
Occupation: Inventor

George Stephenson (9 June 1781 – 12 August 1848) was an English civil engineer and mechanical engineer. Renowned as the "Father of Railways", Stephenson was considered by the Victorians a great example of diligent application and thirst for improvement. Self-help advocate Samuel Smiles particularly praised his achievements (wikipedia)