Steam Technology and the First Railways
Lecture no. 11 from the course: The Industrial Revolution
Taught by Professor Patrick N. Allitt | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
The invention of the steam engine was a major turning point for industry. Meet the engineers and businessmen who developed and improved the engines and locomotives that would drive the British economy in the 19th century. Key figures include James Watt, Matthew Boulton, John “Iron-Mad” Wilkinson, and George Stephenson.