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

Elliott Brown on Flickr
Elliott Brown on Flickr

The Great Port, Museum of Liverpool, Pier Head, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool
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by Institution of Mechanical Engineers on 23 November 2012

Colour: red and black

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