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3 1/2 inch gauge LNER Pacific "Highland Chief" - stock code 7791

A particularly well-built example of LBSC's "Hielan Lassie" design, based on Gresley's three cylinder Pacific. This one has come to us from a man who probably owns more engines than we do as part exchange against a large 5 inch gauge locomotive.

Built in 1990, the engine is in good mechanical order. We've had it in steam in the workshop here, it goes well with the feel of a well-sorted engine - exactly what we would expect given its previous owner.

Further details under the "details" tab opposite (unsurprisingly).
gauge 3 1/2 inch
wheel material cast iron
cylinder material gunmetal
valve type piston
valve gear Walschaerts
reverser type screw
lubricator type mechanical
injector(s) 1
boiler number N48053
year built 1990
boiler maker non-commercial
CE mark n/a - non-commercial
working pressure/psi 90
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered
hydraulic test valid to 15-Nov-21
steam test valid to 19-Jan-19
superheater(s) 4
superheater type flue tube
fusible plug no
safety valve(s) 2
safety valve type spring
mechanical pump 1
hand pump 1
whistle yes