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5 inch gauge GWR 4575 Prairie - stock code 7622

A 5 inch gauge GWR 4575 small Prairie, a nicely built and well-detailed model, right down to the sight feed lubricator with regulator-linked atomiser valve and condensing coil in the cab roof. An older model, it's obviously been run in the past, it remains in good mechanical order, fit and finish of the machining is good throughout.

Steel boiler with brazed tubes, four element flue tube superheater. Feed by crosshead pump with bypass and injector. Gunmetal cylinders with slide valves actuated by Stephenson's gear with pole reverser in cab. Displacement lubricator with sight feeder, condensing coil on fountain. Steam brake.

Length 40 inches
Width 10 inches
Height 15 inches

gauge 5 inch
length/inches 41
width/inches 11
height/inches 16
cylinder material gunmetal
valve type slide
valve gear Stephensons
reverser type pole
lubricator type displacement
injector(s) 1
year built unknown
boiler maker unknown
CE mark no
boiler type locomotive
boiler material steel
superheater(s) 4
superheater type flue tube
safety valve(s) 1
safety valve type spring
mechanical pump 1