Rocket Man with Cousin Jacks & Colombia – in the footsteps of Robert Stephenson

Two Talks given by Bob Longridge supported by Michael Taylor

At North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers

Thursday 23rd February 2017  

Bob Longridge, Chairman of Robert Stephenson Trust has undertaken extensive research into three years between 1824 and 1827 when Robert Stephenson was employed by the Colombian Mining Association in Colombia. The talk is lavishly illustrated and gives a fascinating insight into these formative years of the nineteenth century’s greatest engineer. Following a buffet lunch there will be a further talk entitled ‘Colombia – In the footsteps of Robert Stephenson’

The cost of the event and lunch is £12 per head. Cheques made out to ICE North East Seniors Group.
Please contact the Institute or ICE NE Seniors to book in advance for catering numbers.
All welcome!

10:30am  – Tea and coffee on arrival
11:00am – “Rocket Man with Cousin Jacks”
12:15pm – buffet lunch in the Library with tea and coffee
1:00pm – “Colombia – In the footsteps of Robert Stephenson”
2:00pm – Close.

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