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5 inch gauge GWR Prairie - stock code 1997

R 2-6-2 small Prairie side tank to Martin Evans' "Firefly" design.

Copper silver-soldered boiler fed by twin injectors. Twin cylinder, inside Stephenson's valve gear. An older engine which goes well and is surprisingly powerful for its size.

Recently tested, it has a boiler certificate to June 2005.

Length 40 inches
Weight approx 140 pounds

gauge 5 inch