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5 inch gauge GNR 2-2-2 - stock code 9211

An early stage 5 inch gauge GNR Stirling 2-2-2 to the Martin Evans design.

Work to date comprises rerected double frames, all wheels, horns and axleboxes, brake gear with cylinder, a well-made crank axle complete with eccentric sheaves, reversing lever with quadrant and stand, weighshaft complete with balance weights and lifting links, valve rod guides, and smokebox complete with door and handles.

There are unmachined castings for the eccentric straps and six tender wheels, along with a part set of the original build articles from "Model Engineer". Drawings and castings are available from Blackgates.

gauge 5 inch
length/inches 30
width/inches 9
height/inches 11
wheel material cast iron