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Richard Trevithick

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Published by Aurum Press, Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Steam engines,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Scientists - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology,
  • ENGINEERS_BIOGRAPHY,
  • INVENTORS,
  • Automotive - Antique & Classic

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8982808M
    ISBN 101854108786
    ISBN 109781854108784


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Richard Trevithick’s ‘Cornish engine’ was the world’s first self-propelled steam vehicle. His ‘Penydarren engine’ was the world’s first railway engine.

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To mark the centenary of Richard Trevithick () H. W Dickinson and Arthur Titley published a fascinating book on the engineer and his work. They succeed in producing a work which appeals to the scientist, the historian and the general reader, without feeling obliged to over-simplify the technical details.

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A controversial and somewhat tragic figure, Richard Trevithick ( – ) is credited with inventing the first high-pressure steam engine and the first operational steam locomotive at the turn of the 19th century.

Trevithick was born in the mining district of Cornwall, England in Richard Henry Trevithick, 72, passed away March 1, at his home in Lake Havasu City. Richard was born Dec. 4, in Burlington, Vermont to parents Ruth Trevithick and Born: Just a little point of interest here, Richard Trevithick's mother Anne Teagues, although living with her family in Cornwall, was from an Irish family (gleaned from the book Richard Trevithick Giant of Steam), so I guess that makes Richard, at best, only half 'Cornish' given that other ancestors might have been non-cornish too.

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Thus, a battle ensued between Watt and the Cornish miners to disassemble the monopoly, and establish a new engine in Cornwall.