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2 inch scale "Minnie" traction engine with driving truck - stock code 8831

A 2 inch scale "Minine" agricultural engine, scaled up from Len Mason's popular 1 inch design.

Largely complete although unpainted, the engine runs in forwards gear, not in reverse - it needs one of the eccentrics resetting.

Boiler has old club paperwork and has had a hydraulic test in the workshop here with certificate issued for same.

scale 2 inch
length/inches 37
width/inches 17
height/inches 23 1/2
cylinder material cast iron
valve type slide
valve gear Stephensons
reverser type pole
lubricator type mechanical
injector(s) 1
boiler number RME11297
year built 2011
boiler maker non-commercial
CE mark n/a - non-commercial
working pressure/psi 100
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered
fusible plug no
safety valve(s) 2
safety valve type Ramsbottom
mechanical pump 1
hand pump 1
road speed(s) 2