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5 inch gauge GWR "Bulldog" 4-4-0 - stock code 8449

A 5 inch gauge "Barn find Bulldog", a Great Western 4-4-0 to Keith Wilson's design, serialised in "Model Engineer" magazine 1978-9.

In somewhat distressed condition, the engine is missing one splasher and some minor bits of tinwork, driving wheels are loose on axles. Paintwork presents opportunites for improvement...

On the plus side: boiler has been hydraulic tested and certification issued for same - we would warranty as sound - and the chassis runs well on air on both directions.

gauge 5 inch
length/inches 33 + 26
width/inches 9
height/inches 13
wheel material cast iron
axlebox type plain
reverser type screw
lubricator type mechanical
injector(s) 1
boiler number N57-80-314
year built unknown
boiler maker non-commercial
CE mark n/a - non-commercial
working pressure/psi 80
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered
superheater(s) 2
superheater type radiant
fusible plug no
safety valve(s) 2
safety valve type spring
hand pump 1