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3 1/2 inch gauge part-built Southern Q1 0-6-0 - stock code 8053

A 3 1/2 inch gauge Southern Q1 0-6-0, Bulleid's austerity design built during the war. There's one preserved in the National Collection at York - as a boy I thought it was the ugliest thing ever, as I've got older I find increasingly the function forgives the form.
This one has a commercially built, CE-marked copper boiler by Western Steam. Chassis is well-advanced, much of the platework for locomotive and tender has been finished.

gauge 3 1/2 inch
length/inches 23+17
width/inches 7
height/inches 12
wheel material cast iron
axlebox type plain bearing
valve type slide
valve gear Stephensons
boiler number WSME.739.01.12.HVS.5080
boiler maker Western Steam
CE mark yes
working pressure/psi 80
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered