October 1859 – Robert Stephenson’s obituary

Just week’s after reporting on the death of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, The Engineer mourned the passing of another giant of British industry: Robert Stephenson. Son of George Stephenson – who is widely considered the father of the railways – Robert, whose statue can be seen outside London’s Euston station made arguably an equally important contribution … Continue reading October 1859 – Robert Stephenson’s obituary