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5 inch gauge "Gert" 0-6-0T - stock code 5894

A 5 inch gauge 0-6-0 tank locomotive to Reeves' "Gert" design. Silver soldered copper boiler with superheaters, 80psi working pressure, feed by axle and hand pumps. Gunmetal cylinders with slide valves actuated by Stephenson's gear with pole reverser in the cab. Mechanical lubricator.

This engine hasn't been steamed in many years - it runs freely, hydraulic tested at twice working pressure the boiler proved structurally sound although needs some Comsol on one minor leak at the firebox. Pressure gauge needs a new syphon.

Length 28 inches
Weight 100 pounds

gauge 5 inch