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5 inch gauge GWR Prairie 2-6-2T - stock code 8452

A well-advanced 5 inch gauge GWR Prairie to Martin Evans' "Firefly" design.

In grubby condition, underneath there is a well-made chassis, machining shows good fit and finish. Much of the platework has been completed, including cab, tanks and running boards, there is a silver soldered copper boiler with a commercial twice working pressure shell test certificate.

Complete with some sheets of drawings and photographs of full-sized examples of the class.

gauge 5 inch
length/inches 39
width/inches 10
height/inches 14
wheel material cast iron
axlebox type split bronze
valve gear Stephensons
reverser type pole
boiler number SD2213
working pressure/psi 80
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver-soldered