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Richard Trevithick

Person  Male  Born 13/4/1771  Died 22/4/1833

Categories: Engineering

Pioneer of high pressure steam. Born in Illogan, Cornwall. In 1803 he drove a steam carriage from Holborn to Paddington, on the roads. Died a pauper at The Bull Hotel, Dartford, where he had started a a job with J. & E. Hall Limited.

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Richard Trevithick

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London steam carriage

William Felton's carriage works was close to this spot. In 1803 he built a ca...

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Richard Trevithick

The world’s first passenger-carrying railway was opened in Euston Square, or ...

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