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Invention of Steam Locomotive (1802 - 1820) United Kingdom


Invention of Steam Engine Locomotive
Also known as: George Stephenson invented steam locomotion
Date event started: 0000-00-00
Date event ended: 0000-00-00
Short summary With the invention of steam engine, England entered the industrial age first. Trains are products of powerful engines, and trains are needed to transport heavy coal around the country. English man George Stephenson invented the first practical steam engine locomotive and suitable track system. He used high pressure steam system. Cornishman Richard Trevithick is credited with the first realistic design of the steam locomotive in 1802. By 1850, trains already are widely popular on the east coast of United States.
Country then: United Kingdom
Country Now: United Kingdom
Weblink http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Stephenson
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