I bought this one new from the builder in 2007 - there are pictures of it then and a write-up of this singularly talented man in the archive here (he was also responsible for the pair of Fowler Fen engines we sold earlier in the year). It's recently come back from its second owner, a man who has a full-size Fowler of similar type.
4 inch scale Fowler A4 agricultural traction engine, built using drawings from the Reading University Fowler archives. CE-marked steel boiler, 120psi working pressure, expanded tubes, feed by injector and mechanical pump. Water lifter with hose mounted on running board. Twin Ramsbottom safety valves. Cast iron cylinder, slide valve actuated by Stephenson's valve gear with pole reverser on footplate. Mechanical lubricator with supplementary displacement lubricator. Two road speeds with winch behind nearside rear wheel, mechanical screw down brake working on the rear wheel rims.
There are minor marks to the paintwork, however the engine remains in excellent mechanical condition - there was a bit of a fight in the workshop when it came in last week as to who would get to steam it to check it over (there's a clip here if you want to see who won...).
Length 71 inches (without seat)
Width 30 inches
Height 49 inches
Length 47 inches
Width 28 1/2 inches
Height 22 inches