From poverty to immense wealth, from humble beginnings to international celebrity, George and Robert Stephenson's was an extraordinary joint career. Together they overshadow all other engineers (except perhaps Robert's friend Isambard Kingdom Brunel) for one vital reason: they were winners.
David Ross's biography of George and Robert Stephenson sheds much new light on this remarkable father and son. Authoritative and containing many new discoveries, it is a highly readable account of how these two men set the modern industrial world in motion.
Publisher: The History Press