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This memorial shows George Stephenson in a thoughtful pose, with four figures seated at the corners of the base around the great man. Two of the figures are classically inspire and the other two are dressed like 19th century gentlemen. Either way the basic theme...More
My friend and I came up from the tube station to discover a teenage steel band concert at the base of the statute on Sunday afternoon. We stood for a while as this pedestrian square teemed with people heading about in all directions. Great spot...More
We were staying nearby and walked past this statue nightly. Had to Google who he was--discovered he was an accomplished engineer and architect responsible for designing the High rail bridge in Newcastle and establishing the standard rail gauge used world wide.
Statue is pretty neat,...More
I saw the statue of George Stephenson as soon as my wife and I walked out of the Newcastle Central Station. I has no idea who this person was so I Google his name once we checked into our nearby hotel.
This person was a...More
A monument dedicated to George Stephenson rightfully erected opposite the train station, to remember the man who helped in the industrialisation of England and his importance for railways in the country. It's a beautiful monument.
John Graham Lough's memorial to George Stephenson is considered to...More
Important Monument of George Stephenson, one of the leading men paving the way to the industrialization of England. The monument is unfortunately a bit underrepresented in a road crossing in ´city center. It is kept in good condition and gives an engineer like me a...More