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1 1/2 inch scale Fowler B6 DCC road locomotive - stock code 9811

A finely made 1 1/2 inch scale Fowler B6 three speed road locomotive - a large engine in full-size, the model is a hefty lift for one man (John, having carried the engine downstairs when collecting it, vowed "never again"!).

It's recently come in to us as part exchange - an older engine, the previous owner had done a fastidious job of stripping the engine before painting and lining to an exhibition standard prior to reassembly.

Although run on air before starting the restoration project, he had never steamed the engine - it now needs finishing off with various fittings, pipework, and steering chains required.

The engine turns over freely without tight spots. From visual examination the boiler looks soundly made and has obviously been steamed in the past, although we have no previous documentation for it.

length/inches 29
width/inches 13
height/inches 18
cylinder material cast iron
valve type slide
valve gear Stephensons
reverser type pole
governor type Watt
lubricator type displacement
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
road speed(s) 3
differential yes