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5 inch gauge GWR 45XX 2-6-2T - stock code 9245

A well-built 5 inch gauge GWR 45XX to Martin Evans' "Firefly" design, at an advanced stage and requiring little further expenditure to complete.

The work of an experienced model engineer, anno domini have finally caught up with the man - whilst the spirit is willing, he can no longer lift it!

Work to date is to a good standard, the commercially built boiler was supplied by Norman Spink and is complete with its initial shell test certificate.

gauge 5 inch
length/inches 40
width/inches 10
height/inches 15
wheel material cast iron
axlebox type plain bearing
cylinder material cast iron
valve type slide
valve gear Stephensons
reverser type pole
lubricator type displacement
boiler number 6890
year built 1990
boiler maker Norman Spink
CE mark n/a - pre-2002
working pressure/psi 90
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered