John Stephenson
 

John Stephenson

BUILDER OF WORLDS 1st STREET CAR

Armagh born John Stephenson designed and built New York’s first omnibus and also produced cars for the first street railway in the world, the New York and Harlem Railroad. His innovative designs incorporated an entrance at both ends of a coach, which allowed for more efficient entry and exit, and it was this ingenuity that saw his company become the largest streetcar producer in the world.

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John Stephenson and other Great Irish People are featured in the book Great Irish People - A Dictionary of Irish Biography, which you can buy online here.
Dictionary of Irish Biography

John Stephenson Print

This beautiful print of John Stephenson (1809 - 1893) comes in four sizes 12" x 16" or 16" x 20" or 20" x 24" and Poster size 24" x 36" with two different finishes, Gloss or Parchment and will be delivered to your home or business within 14 days. For a small additional charge you can have a short biography of John Stephenson printed beside the portrait.

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