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5 inch gauge Hunslet - stock code 4077

A 5 inch gauge quarry Hunslet to Don Youngs design - it's an attractive design, strangely they come up far more often in 7 1/4 and 3 1/2 inch gauge versions, I rarely see a 5 inch gauge one.

Silver soldered copper boiler with twin element superheater, 90psi working pressure, feed by injector and axle pump. Cast iron cylinders with slide valves actuated by Stephensons gear with pole reverser in cab. Mechanical lubricator.

The engine has had a recent boiler test, it goes although sounds as if permanently running at a large cutoff I suspect one eccentric sheave needs resetting. Other than that it's in good order, paintwork is in decent condition although the funerally drab cab would look ten times better repainted into the pale cream and black seen on the prototype engines.

Length 34 inches

Hydraulic test 31-8-2010 @135psi
Steam test 31-8-2010

gauge 5 inch