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"Lilla" Hunslet Engine Company 554 of 1891

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The Hunslet Engine Company of Leeds built a number of similar 0-4-0ST narrow gauge locomotives, primarily for the owners of North Wales slate quarries.  The largest customers for these were Dinorwic Quarry at Llanberis and Penrhyn Quarry at Bethesda.  A number of these locomotives survive in preservation. 
 
 
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Former Penrhyn Quarry 0-4-0ST "Lilla" undergoing restoration at Mizen's Farm, Woking, 25th August 1991.
 
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"Lilla" at Mizen's Farm, Woking, 25th July 1991.
 
 
     
 

"Lilla" was built in Leeds by the Hunslet Engine Company as their works number 554 in 1891.
She spent the whole of her working life on the Penrhyn Railway.

 
     
 
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"Lilla" at Mizen's Farm, Woking, 25th July 1991.
  
     
 

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A Tale of Many Gauges
Narrow Gauge Adventure
Manx & Irish Lines

 
     
 
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"Lilla" undergoing restoration at Mizen's Farm, Woking, 25th July 1991.  The person standing on the saddle tank painting the loco's roof is Bernard Latham, who at that time owned "Lilla".
  
     
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