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13/04/1771 British inventor Richard Trevithick is born

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Richard Trevithick 1805 Steam Railway Locomotive

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The Hero Richard Trevithick

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Model Steam: Dredger Engine Richard Trevithick 1806

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TREVITHICK'S PUFFING DEVIL ON TREVITHICK DAY 2017

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The Dawn of Steam - The PUFFING DEVIL

Trevithick designed the first functional steam locomotive, for which he invented high-pressure steam engine. His locomotive was called the Puffing Devil. Trevithick tested her on Christmas Eve 1801 by carrying six passengers. Also, he worked as a mining consultant in Peru and explored parts of Costa Rica.
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    • Essentials 

    • Personal 

    • Marriage and family 

    • High-pressure engine 

    • Early experiments 

    • ''Puffing Devil'' 

    • Coalbrookdale Locomotive 

    • London Steam Carriage 

    • Tragedy at Greenwich 

    • "Pen-y-Darren" locomotive 

    • "Newcastle" locomotive 

    • ''Catch Me Who Can'' 

    • Thames tunnel 

    • Completion 

    • Return to London 

    • Nautical projects 

    • Cornish boiler and engine 

    • Recoil engine 

    • Draining the Peruvian silver mines 

    • Trevithick leaves for South America 

    • Exploring the isthmus of Costa Rica on foot 

    • Later projects 

    • Final project 

    • Death 

    • Memorials 

    • Legacy