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Why might an inventor name a locomotive The Rocket?
An inventor might name a locomotive The Rocket to indicate it goes fast. Or perhaps they are saying that if you ride it, it is a big deal, like taking a rocket to space. ...
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Who invented the steam-powered locomotive?
The steam road Locomotive was invented by Richard Trevithick, but the first steam RAILWAY Locomotive was invented by George Stephenson. A Scottish inventor called William Murdoch, made the first Locomotive Prototype. Hope this helps! ...
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What was the name of the first steam-powered locomotive that was developed by George Stephenson?
The first steam-powered locomotive that was developed by George Stephenson, was known as the Rocket. ...