A well-advanced example of a 3 inch scale Atkinson wagon, built to Ray Prime's design as serialised in "Engineering in Miniature". A good deal of time and money was expended on the project some years ago, in recent times it has languished in the back of a shed where it has gathered a light coating of dust, rust and cobwebs.
Work to date comprises:
Rolling chassis, wheels with bonded on rubber tyres, Ackerman steering
Cab, complete with door, roof, back panel
Boiler. Copper, silver-soldered - well made, I suspect a commercial product judging from the extremely sparing use of solder (and good penetration of that which is there) and lack of enthusiastic overheating of the copper.
Rear water tank
The engine appear complete and turns over, the boiler is largely plumbed up with most of its fittings. There is a complete set of drawings and a ring binder containing photocopies of the original construction series.
Impressive models when finished, I've had a couple in the past (including the Hughes Trophy winning engine - it's in the archive, well worth reading the notes to see what sort of engine can be turned out from this design).
Length 64 inches
Height 28 inches