The Rocket: The Story of the Stephensons, Father and Son
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The Rocket: The Story of the Stephensons, Father and Son

By Helen C. (Helen Cross) Knight
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Table of Contents
  • THE ROCKET.
  • Preface.
  • Contents.
  • List of Illustrations.
  • THE ROCKET.
  • CHAPTER I. LIFE AMONG THE COAL PITS.
  • CHAPTER II. MENDING AND MAKING—LITTLE BOB.
  • CHAPTER III. WHO BEGAN RAILROADS?—"PUFFING BILLY."
  • CHAPTER IV. TWO CITIES THAT WANTED TO GET NEAR EACH OTHER—A NEW FRIEND.
  • CHAPTER V. HUNTING UP HIS OWN WORK—AN ENTERPRISING QUAKER—WHAT WAS THE RESULT?
  • CHAPTER VI. THE TWO CITIES TRYING AGAIN—BUGBEARS.
  • CHAPTER VII. GRAPPLING WITH DIFFICULTIES—THE BOG—A PUZZLE—THE PRIZE OFFER.
  • CHAPTER VIII. ROBERT'S RETURN—A CURIOUS ENCOUNTER—THE PRIZE ENGINE.
  • CHAPTER IX. OPENING OF THE NEW ROAD—DIFFICULTIES VANISH—A NEW ERA.
  • CHAPTER X. THE STEPHENSON CENTENARY—HONOUR TO WHOM HONOUR IS DUE.
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