Lion Locomotive and Todd, Kitson & Laird of Leeds red and black plaque in Liverpool
Engineering Heritage Award
Todd, Kitson & Laird of Leeds
Star of track and film, Lion is the oldest locomotive to have been steamed in Britain.
Built in 1838, Lion worked for 20 years on the Liverpool & Manchester Railway, before being sold
to Mersey Docks and Harbour Board as a stationary pumping engine.
Rescued in 1927, this 0-4-2 represents the typical British locomotive of her era
Kitson and Company was a locomotive manufacturer based in Hunslet, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.
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- Location: The Great Port, Museum of Liverpool, Pier Head, Liverpool Waterfront
- Metropolitan District: Liverpool City Council
- Metropolitan District Ward: Central
- UK Parliament Constituency: Liverpool, Riverside
- Region: North West
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