Hugh Napier - not an aristocrat as the name suggests, but a short black steam engine - cost six hundred and forty pounds to build (but then that was in 1904).
Today for the first time in fifty eight years, and looking brand new, he travelled back into Gwynedd under his own steam. A crowd of hundreds were at the Ffestiniog Railway's Porthmadog station to see him off.
More top news
Steeplechase and Olympic medallist John Disley, who was born in Gwynedd, dies at the age of 87.
Private Cheryl James, 18, was discovered with a fatal bullet wound. Lawyers suggest possible "third party involvement" in her death.
Winds of 83mph were clocked at Pembrey Sands earlier, and we have warnings for more wet and windy stuff to come!