George Stephenson Quote

To tell you the truth although it would put £500 in my pockets to specify my own patent rails, I cannot do so after the experience I have had.


Letter to the directors of the Stockton & Darlington Railway in 1821 after seeing the rails being made by John Birkinshaw.

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To tell you the truth although it would put £500 in my pockets to specify my own patent rails, I cannot do so after the experience I have had.

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To tell you the truth although it would put £500 in my pockets to specify my own patent rails, I cannot do so after the experience I have had.

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To tell you the truth although it would put £500 in my pockets to specify my own patent rails, I cannot do so after the experience I have had.

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To tell you the truth although it would put £500 in my pockets to specify my own patent rails, I cannot do so after the experience I have had.