Trevithick is a surname, and may refer to:

  • Francis Trevithick (1812-1877), one of the first locomotive engineers of the London and North Western Railway
  • Paul Trevithick (born 1959), American inventor, engineer and entrepreneur
  • Richard Trevithick (1771-1833), British inventor, mining engineer and builder of the first working railway steam locomotive.
This page or section lists people with the surname Trevithick. If an internal link intending to refer to a specific person led you to this page, you may wish to change that link by adding the person's given name(s) to the link.

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Paul Trevithick
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... on "a carriage propelled by a steam engine" had expired, Richard Trevithick constructed an experimental steam-driven vehicle (Puffing Devil) at Camborne, Cornwall ... Trevithick ran this for several hundred yards up a hill with several people hanging on to it ... The following year, Trevithick and his partner, his cousin Andrew Vivian, patented a steam coach, the patent also describing other uses for Trevithick's new high-pressure engines ...
History Of Steam Road Vehicles - Early Pioneers - Trevithick's Steam Carriage
... In 1801, Richard Trevithick constructed an experimental steam-driven vehicle (Puffing Devil) which was equipped with a firebox enclosed within the boiler, with ... Trevithick soon built the London Steam Carriage that ran successfully in London in 1803, but the venture failed to attract interest and soon folded up ... In the context of Trevithicks vehicle an English writer by the name of "Mickleham" in 1802 coined the term Steam Engine "It exhibits in construction the most beautiful simplicity of parts, the most ...