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5 inch gauge Caledonian Railway 498 class 0-6-0T - stock code 8507

A 5 inch gauge Caledonian 498 class 0-6-0T, about 90% complete, requiring some minor finishing work and painting.

The work of an experienced model engineer and boiler maker (he was also responsible for the J39 we have in at the moment), work to date is to a good standard.

The chassis runs well on air with clear, square exhaust beats in both directions.

The silver soldered copper boiler has had a twice working pressure hydraulic test, there is club certification for same dated 2018.

gauge 5 inch
length/inches 30
width/inches 10
height/inches 14
wheel material cast iron
cylinder material cast iron
valve type slide
valve gear Stephensons
reverser type pole
injector(s) 1
boiler number N46.80.92
boiler maker G Cheape
CE mark n/a - non-commercial
working pressure/psi 80
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver-soldered
superheater(s) 1
superheater type flue tube
safety valve(s) 2
safety valve type spring
hand pump 1