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2 inch scale Clayton steam wagon - stock code 9786

A finely built 2 inch scale Clayton steam wagon to the Robin Dyer design, incorporating the desirable 2:1 reduction gear and dog clutch modification allowing the engine to be run out of gear and producing a much more capable performer on the road.

The work of an award-winning engineer with many fine models to his credit including the Crebbin Cup winning Shay locomotive recently listed.

Built thirty years ago, the Clayton won the "Clayton Driver's Competition" run at the London Model Engineering Exhibition in the 1990s, gaining its builder/driver a cup in the process.

In recent years the wagon has been on display in a glass case in the late builder's house. The boiler has previous club history and has had a recent hydraulic test - it's in good order. The engine is currently seized, not unexpected given the length of time it's spent out of use.

scale 2 inch
length/inches 33
width/inches 13 1/2
height/inches 18
wheel material cast iron
axlebox type plain bearing
cylinder material cast iron
valve type slide
valve gear Allen straight link
reverser type pole
lubricator type mechanical
boiler number NLL 95
year built 1993
boiler maker D Jones
working pressure/psi 90
boiler type vertical
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered
fusible plug no
safety valve(s) 1
safety valve type spring
mechanical pump 1
hand pump 1
whistle yes
road speed(s) 1
differential yes