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3 inch scale Burrell 6nhp agricultural engine - stock code 7430

A 3 inch scale Burrell agricultural engine, built to the Plastow design by a retired gentleman who spent his working life in engineering - most of the material for the engine came from his previous employment, including the EN24 crankshaft, fittings were largely constructed from bronze reclaimed from large scrap bearing rings.

Silver soldered copper boiler, 100psi working pressure, feed by injector and mechanical pump. Cast iron cylinder with slide valve actuated by Stephenson's gear, mechanical lubricator. Three shaft, two speed transmission, rubber tyres fitted to road wheels. Winch behind nearside rear wheel, fairleads on tender.

scale 3 inch
boiler number GG42
CE mark no
working pressure/psi 100
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered
hydraulic test valid to 21-Feb-2021
steam test valid to 13-Mar-2018
fusible plug no
safety valve(s) 2
safety valve type Ramsbottom
road speed(s) 2