London, South Kensington
3 April 2005
The LMS standard Class 5 2-6-0 locomotive and tender No.13004,
built originally by J.S. Beeson, super detailed and fitted with finescale wheels by P. Everton, and with external details including fluted motion, cylinder drains and pressure relief valves, brake and sanding gear, lubricators and pipes, fine pipework, scale cab and backhead fittings, steps, hand and lamp irons and lamps. Tender details include brake gear, tool boxes, watercocks, firing iron rack, tank filler cap and vents, steps, hand and lamp irons and other details. Finished in pre-1928 LMS crimson lake livery by L. Goddard -- 9.5 x 41.5cm. (3¾ x 16¼in.)
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Designed by George Hughes and built at Horwich these locomotives, known as 'Crabs', were fast and efficient mixed traffic locos and were used throughout the LMS system.
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