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Now comes the reign of iron. ---->>>

Mode of providing steam power to locomotives. ---->>>


John Ericsson profile (john-ericsson.jpg)
Nationality: Swedish
Born: July 31, 1803
Birthplace: Långbanshyttan, Värmland
Die: March 8, 1889
Occupation: Inventor

John Ericsson (born Johan) (July 31, 1803 – March 8, 1889) was a Swedish-American inventor, active in England and the United States, and regarded as one of the most influential mechanical engineers ever. Ericsson collaborated on the design of the steam locomotive Novelty, which competed in the Rainhill Trials on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, won by George Stephenson's Rocket (wikipedia)