London, South Kensington
3 May 2001
An unusual 3½in. gauge model of a narrow gauge railway 0-4-0 Tank Locomotive
built up from an O.S. kit with superheated copper boiler, with fittings including water and pressure gauges, safety, blower, whistle and clack valves and provision for compressed air operation. Chassis details include twin outside cylinders with outside Stephenson's link reverse, mechanical lubricator, footplate controlled draincocks, valve chest lubricators, inclined valves, bolted and wedged bearings to connecting and coupling rods, eccentric driven feed pump and bypass, whistle, hand operated brake gear and other details. Finished in black, red and polished brightwork -- 11¼ x 19½in. (28.5 x 49.5cm.). Showtrack.
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