Steam Locomotive

By: Dan Vorwald

Invented By -

Richard Trevithick - Born April 13, 1771, Illogan, Cornwall, England—died April 22, 1833, Dartford, Kent, British mechanical engineer and inventor who successfully harnessed high-pressure steam and constructed the world’s first steam railway locomotive (1803). In 1805 he adapted his high-pressure engine to driving an iron-rolling mill and to propelling a barge with the aid of paddle wheels.

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Impact on U.S.

It made it easier to transport goods because ships and boats couldn't go everywhere.

Reason why??

The reason that people chose this type of transportation is because it was fast and easy. It didn't require a lot of people to run it.