A 3 1/2 inch gauge tank locomotive, built in 1984 to Martin Evans' "Rob Roy" design, based on the Caledonian 0-6-0 tank engine.
Looks completely horrendous, it's been part dismantled at some stage and generally now looks rather sorry for itself. However, it turns over freely and the professionally-built silver solder copper boiler by Morewood is in better condition than the rest of the paintwork would suggest. It's had a hydraulic test in the workshop here and still steams well, the safety valves lift at 80psi and the hand pump works effectively. The regulator stuffing box has a broken screw and leaks - it needs disassembling, the broken screw replacing, then reassembling with a new gasket.
A worthwhile restoration project with the potential to make a decent little engine when done.
|gauge||3 1/2 inch|