English civil engineer. He was the only son of George Stephenson, the famed locomotive builder and railway engineer; many of the achievements popularly credited to his father were actually the joint efforts of father and son.
A replica of the famous Rocket (National Railway Museum, York)
See also: Stephenson, George.
Subjects: Famous Scientists & Engineers
- National Railway Museum A collection including over 100 locomotives and nearly 200 other items of rolling stock, tells the railway story from the early 19th century to the present day.