Stephenson's Rocket Locomotive, 1829 | Student Handouts
 
Welcome to Student Handouts--www.studenthandouts.com! 100% free teaching materials for students in kindergarten through high school--lesson plans, worksheets, PowerPoints, outlines, interactive games, puzzles, and so much more!

 
Stephenson's Rocket
World History > Global Industrial Revolution > Global Industrial Revolution Maps and Pictures
 
 
Stephenson's Rocket (1829) - Early train design.
 
 
The Rocket and a modern English locomotive. The Rocket, the best of Robert Stephenson and Company's early locomotives, was a four-wheel engine supported on springs, with a boiler six feet long. It weighed four and a quarter tons, and in the first run on the Liverpool and Manchester railway it made an average speed of fifteen miles an hour. The "modern" English locomotive (circa 1920) weighs nearly sixty tons, and travels several times as fast as the little steam-powered Rocket of 1829. Click here to enlarge.
 
 
 
 
Free K-12 Education Printables and More
School Open House Sign-in Sheet
Marshal Ferdinand Foch (1851-1929)
Roosevelt and the New Deal Reading with Questions
Mark Twain (1835-1910)
Official High School Transcript Template
 
 
Industrial Revolution Books and Films Industrial Revolution Outlines and Powerpoints
   
Industrial Revolution Online Study Games Industrial Revolution Maps and Pictures
   
Industrial Revolution Miscellany Industrial Revolution Worksheets