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3 1/2 inch gauge Bassett-Lowke 0-6-0T - stock code 4189

A venerable specimen of the 0-6-0 tank engine design produced by Bassett Lowke and intended as a large, robust garden railway performer – they claimed it would haul sixteen adults, which in those days of sending small boys up chimneys was probably considered acceptable, in these more enlightened times it would be considered cruel and unusual treatment of a 3 ½ inch gauge tank engine.

Originally nicely made, it now needs a thorough overhaul – the motionwork is worn and paintwork is dire.

Complete with previous boiler certificates, a Bassett Lowke booklet about the engine and a wooden carrying crate.

Length 28 inches

gauge 3 1/2 inch