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2 inch scale "Minnie" traction engine - stock code 7168

A 2 inch scale traction engine, built to Len Mason's popular "Minnie" design, doubled up.

Commercial silver soldered boiler by Bruce Ellis Boilers, 80psi working pressure. Twin Ramsbottom type safety valves, feed by injector and crankshaft-driven pump with auxiliary hand pump. Gunmetal cylinder with slide valve actuated by Stephenson's valve gear, pole reverser on footplate. Mechanical lubricator driven from valve rod. Two speed transmission, winch behind nearside rear wheel with tender-mounted fairleads. Wheels are rubber tyred.

Quite a large 2 inch scale engine, big enough to rally whilst still easy to transport in a car.

Length 36 inches
Height 24 inches

scale 2 inch