Lion Locomotive and Todd, Kitson & Laird of Leeds red and black plaque in Liverpool

Engineering Heritage Award
Lion Locomotive
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.

Source: dbpedia

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