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5 inch gauge "Colonial" Rail Motor - stock code 7978

We last sold this one back in April of 2015 (there are pictures in the archive here), a "Colonial" take on Don Young's excellent 5 inch gauge "Rail Motor" design.

It's recently come back in, still running same as ever, boiler has had hydraulic and steam tests with new certification. A compact design, separated from its tender the engine is easy to move about and transport.

I like this one - to my eyes the styling adds to the original design, it's easy to fire and drive, the outside valvegear makes routine oiling and maintenance straightforward.
gauge 5 inch
length/inches 23 + 14
width/inches 9
height/inches 13 1/2
wheel material cast iron
axlebox type plain
valve type slide
valve gear Walschaerts
reverser type pole
injector(s) 1
working pressure/psi 80
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered
hydraulic test valid to 23/Apr/22
steam test valid to 25/Jun/19
fusible plug yes
safety valve(s) 2
safety valve type spring
hand pump 1
whistle yes