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3 inch scale Burrell agricultural engine - stock code 9831

A well-advanced 3 inch scale Burrell 6nhp agricultural engine to the popular Plastow design.

Work to date is to a high standard, machining is crisp, fit and finish of motion work and valve gear good.

The commercially-built silver-soldered copper boiler is complete with manufacturer's documentation and original twice working pressure hydraulic test certificate.

Work remaining includes:

  • tender
  • boiler cladding and fittings
  • safety valves
  • gear guards
  • lubricator

Complete with a set of drawings and books on construction by Plastow and others.

scale 3 inch
length/inches 36 1/2
width/inches 20
height/inches 29
wheel material steel
axlebox type plain bearing
cylinder material cast iron
valve type slide
valve gear Stephensons
reverser type pole
boiler number 685
year built 1997
boiler maker Western Steam
CE mark n/a pre-2002
working pressure/psi 100
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered
mechanical pump 1
road speed(s) 2
differential yes