Robert Stephenson, English mechanical and civil engineer, c 1850s.

UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 10: Engraving by D J Pound, after a photograph by Mayall. Robert Stephenson (1803-1859) was an engineer and the son of George Stephenson (1781-1848), whom he assisted with the survey of the Stockton & Darlington Railway in 1821. In 1829 he designed the 'Rocket' locomotive which won the 'Rainhill Trials', a competition set up to find the most suitable locomotive for haulage on the Liverpool & Manchester Railway. He was also chief engineer of the London & Birmingham Railway, completed in 1838. He designed many bridges, most famously the Royal Border and Britannia Tubular bridges, both constructed in 1850. He is buried in Westminster Abbey in London. (Photo by SSPL/Getty Images)
UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 10: Engraving by D J Pound, after a photograph by Mayall. Robert Stephenson (1803-1859) was an engineer and the son of George Stephenson (1781-1848), whom he assisted with the survey of the Stockton & Darlington Railway in 1821. In 1829 he designed the 'Rocket' locomotive which won the 'Rainhill Trials', a competition set up to find the most suitable locomotive for haulage on the Liverpool & Manchester Railway. He was also chief engineer of the London & Birmingham Railway, completed in 1838. He designed many bridges, most famously the Royal Border and Britannia Tubular bridges, both constructed in 1850. He is buried in Westminster Abbey in London. (Photo by SSPL/Getty Images)
Robert Stephenson, English mechanical and civil engineer, c 1850s.
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