George Stephenson

Biographical Material

Stephenson in the Visual Arts

Railway Milestones, Debates and Related Material

The Rocket

Related material


"The Death of George Stephenson." The Times. 16 August 1848: 2. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 9 September 2014.

Kirby, M. W. The Origins of Railway Enterprise: The Stockton and Darlington Railway, 1821-1863. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Smiles, Samuel. The Story of the Life of George Stephenson, Railway Engineer. Abridged ed. with Portraits and Illustrative Woodcuts. London: John Murray, 1859. Internet Archive. Uploaded by the University of Toronto. Web. 9 September 2014.

_____. "Stephenson, George (1781–1848), colliery and railway engineer." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Online ed. Web. 9 September 2014.

“Stephenson’s Locomotive Manufactury at Newcastle-on-Tyne.” Illustrated London News (15 October 1864): 392-94. (complete text in the Victorian Web).

Last modified 21 November 2015