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British inventor and engineer Thomas Savery obtained the first patent on the steam engine in 1698.


A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a ... The first practical steam locomotive was created in 1812–13 by John Blenkinsop. Built by George Stephenson and his son Robert's company Robert ...


The most notable was Robert Trevithick, a Cornishman, who in 1803 built the first steam locomotive to run on rails, which were essential because an adequately ...


The invention of the steam engine created many changes and additions to the technology of the time, including steam powered locomotives.


Mar 19, 2014 ... The steam engine may seem like a relic of the past. But without this game- changing invention, the modern world would be a much different place. ... Future iterations of the steam engine also came to define travel, as trains, ...


In 1802, Richard Trevithick patented a "high pressure engine" and created the first steam-powered locomotive engine on rails. Trevithick wrote on February 21,  ...


The history of modern train industry started with the appearance of first steam engines, which enabled human race for the first time to transport goods and people ...


An invention that changed the world was 200 years old in 2004. Britain celebrated the bicentenary of the steam railway locomotive with a year-long events ...


Oct 18, 2009 ... Puffing Billy showed that necessity is the mother of invention.


Dec 11, 2012 ... From the earliest steam locomotives to today's high-speed “bullet trains,” here are eight things you may not know about the “iron horse.”