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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 

    • High-pressure engine 

    • Engineering projects 

    • South America 

    • Later projects 

    • Death